In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP argues for drastic action to rebuild legitimacy in the eyes of the people.
Yesterday’s results show that free schools are working. Now Conservatives must back them fully once again.
I was glad to see the Prime Minister and the Education Secretary doing so recently – particularly now that Rayner is clear she will scrap the programme.
Great effort goes to attract the best school-leavers. If only the same energy went into ensuring that their graduate alumni are actually prepared for the world of work.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
James Croft: It’s time to invest in the education of high-performing children – and those who have the potential to join them
We recommend the endowment of a independent research outfit similar to that what works to find how to improve the attainment of disadvantaged children.
Stewart Jackson: Mendacity, duplicity, subterfuge and misjudgement. How I saw an establishment coup wreck a clean Brexit.
Number Ten has been desperate from the start that we must remain in the Customs Union – and endure a kind of semi-skimmed faux Brexit.
In the first of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP looks at how to ensure that the customer, not the corporation, is king.
£2.6 billion of the sum the government accepted as the compensation owed has still not been paid.
Robert Colvile: The boost to home ownership that would come from Help to Own – and the work we’ve been doing on it
Alex Morton and the rest of our research team have spent weeks crunching the numbers to ensure that they stack up
Stephen Booth: Why No Deal will only shave a small slice off growth – if we act wisely over the medium-term
Brexit won’t be the most important factor shaping our growth over the next decade or so, whether we leave with an agreement or without one.
We have the technology. Being a world leader in carbon capture and storage attractive can make us a destination for inward investment in clean energy.
If it is copied, tracked or taken unlawfully, then its owners should be compensated, regardless of whether they can prove ‘damage’.
It will also boost our economy and allow businesses to create new, modern jobs in an exciting growth sector.
Whitehall’s touted model is inherently flawed. It was ruled out during the referendum and by the Conservative manifesto.
The last in a series of three extracts from a new book of essays from Conservative Friends of International Development and Save the Children.