This imbalance is driven by the core science budget: the Research Councils (which fund projects) and Quality Related “QR” funding, which universities allocate.
Collecting statistics on people’s self-identified racial background is one thing. Having ringfenced funding for one racial group is quite another.
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
While the north and midlands account for 39 per cent of the population of Britain, 29 out of the 50 most marginal Labour seats (58 per cent) are found there.
For me, the most concerning thing wasn’t being behind among the very young, but being behind among everyone under age 47.
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
Ever since the EU referendum, there’s been renewed focus on how to help poorer places. Helpfully there is decades of evidence about what does and doesn’t work.
In his eyes, you have them only as long as the Government suffers you to have them, and they can be retrospectively taken away if he sees fit.
Years of sound economic management give the Government space to invest in public services, working families, and rebalancing the British economy.
New research out today calculates that granting a piece of land planning permission for new houses makes it dramatically more valuable.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.