This site would scrap the scheme. But sunk political costs as well as economic ones are likely to keep this Cameron modernisation legacy project chugging on and on.
Posts Tagged: Andrew Adonis
For some reason he appears to be surprised at the reaction to his switch of position.
It’s the Bored of Brexits versus People against May, as she seeks to snoreathon her way to victory – by persuading MPs that voters have simply had enough.
Plus: But her deal’s so bad I’d rather Remain. Robbins is the real Rasputin, not Timothy. Would I really vote Tory tomorrow? And: Carry on Cocks and Dicks.
Andrew Adonis’ new study of Prime Ministers since Churchill shows how difficult it is to reach an acceptable, and practical, European policy.
Iain Dale: A betrayal, a contortion, a rash, a shambles, a schism, a squabble. What’s the best collective noun for Cabinet ministers?
And: One Greg Clark. Two Vince Cables. Eleven Germans going home. 100,000 Remain protesters. 17 million Leave voters. Plus: Meanwhile, Javid gets on with his job.
The one-time Transport Secretary is accused of turning into “the crazier, shoutier end of Twitter” and going “a bit Paul Mason”.
Yes, we need a resource shift to technical education. But the loss of the Tory majority last June will make it very slow going.
The peer is meant to be heading up the Chancellor’s flagship National Infrastructure Commission, but may be joining the new Mayor’s transport team.
Plus: The turnaround success story of Ebbsfleet Academy. And: the Cecil Parkinson I knew.
The Strathclyde proposals are welcome and further change should be gradualist.
Anna Round: If Osborne’s Northern Powerhouse is to work, it needs devolved education and skills – not just infrastructure
Nicky Morgan’s department is the untouched by devolution – yet it can make the biggest difference in creating the Northern Powerhouse,
There is neither need nor rationale for rolling back our low-carbon policies.
David Cameron’s hooliganism, which extends to stealing Labour policies in broad daylight, cannot long be shamed into silence by the new Leader of the Opposition.
“The future favours the bold.”