Taxpayers’ money has sapped the independence, and the moral responsibility, of our great charities.
Posts Tagged: Charities
“Why shouldn’t a mutual, a not-for-profit, or even a charity be able to bid” to run the East Coast Mainline? Tugendhat on markets.
“Competition doesn’t mean privatisation.” The full text of his speech to the Social Market Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Plus: Vicious Cybernats. Bolton’s brass neck. Widdecombe’s ratings. Johnson’s death wish. And: the courage of my friend Tessa Jowell.
They don’t alleviate hunger. It’s mainly middle-class children whose scores improve. And the benefits flow from the socialising, not the food.
This simple step would provide a huge boost to services which help the most vulnerable, at no cost to the taxpayer and with no risk to the National Lottery.
Our commitment to overseas development is under constant political pressure, but it enhances British soft power around the world.
There are better ways to spend money on education than on tax breaks for very expensive profit-making institutions.
It is perfectly possible to govern well and enact great change with very little legislation. In fact, it can even be a blessing.
I will match all donations to The UK Sepsis Trust up to a total of £250,000. Join me in this struggle.
Andy Cook: Why our culture must change if today’s Budget changes for technical education are to work
Real change won’t happen until until technical courses gain equal esteem to academic ones.
The Jo Cox Loneliness Commission seeks to change lives across the country.
The Autumn Statement. Giveaways from Hammond this morning. The takeaways will come will this afternoon.
The Chancellor’s big task today is to give business a sense of the Government’s plan for Britain post-Brexit.
It is not so much like a parent or a nanny as a brother. Not Big Brother, to be sure, but Little Brother – to be treated both with sibling rivalry and understated love.
What is needed is smarter budgeting – that uses evidence on what works to establish quantifiable future savings.
Early intervention with failed parenting saves money in the long run.