To my mind, once some kind of base fairness has been established, then it’s best to leave cultural transformations down to demand.
Posts Tagged: Childcare
Unless we find a way to win over those in their forties, thirties and younger, we will have an even bigger problem at the next election.
Large companies should be required to offer paternity leave on the same basis as maternity leave. Families should have the choice of who should stay home.
The Government may be about to go against its own messages and negatively impact a generation of parents.
Well, at least more people than previously now know he is Minister for Children and Families. What should be in his in-tray?
Efficiently delivered by the private sector, this scheme is a real boon to the very hard-working families Theresa May wants to help.
The Chancellor should commit to a Family Services Transformation Fund of £100 million over four years to help relationship support and post-separation support.
Nick Campsie and Dan Watkins: Going a little further on free childcare could produce disproportionate benefits
Current provision helps, but it doesn’t quite offer the full range of employment opportunities that would make the biggest difference.
There’s a place for having a go at Corbyn – how could we not when so much of what he says is so indefensible? – but it has to be combined with our plan for a better life.
The first piece in a five-part series on ConHome on a new Manifesto to Strengthen Families, which will be launched in Parliament this week.
James Frayne: Ten key points about the lower middle class, provincial, home-owning voters who decide elections
C1/C2 voters are hugely important in raw numerical terms. They make up 52 per cent of the electorate in England.
The only way to put an end to something like the ‘school cuts’ campaign was to knock it back hard and repeatedly at the start before it gained traction.
David Goodhart: It’s time to listen to mainstream Britain, and defend a mother’s right to stay at home for longer
There is no need to keep fighting the last equality war – our society should allow women to choose pure egalitarianism or more traditional gender roles.
Live on BBC Woman’s Hour, the Labour leader searches his iPad and manifesto before saying “I’ll give you the figure in a moment.”
Pleasingly, it includes several policies that this site has proposed.