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.
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What Brokenshire is up to as Communities Secretary, sorry, Housing Secretary, sorry, Communities Secretary
He wants to take people with him in his quest to hit the Government’s target. But will radical policy ideas fit with his emollient political approach?
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
Peter Franklin: “Allowing expansion where it’s needed will mean some building on the green belt.” An open letter to Dominic Raab.
“This is the most important job of your political career so far – and there’s a lot riding on what you make of it. On this one you need to make a difference.”
Yes, we need a resource shift to technical education. But the loss of the Tory majority last June will make it very slow going.
Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
The simultaneous creation and collapse of a new force has been written off an establishment failure. The truth is more interesting.
Our take is that what matters to students at least as much as their finances in the future is their finances now. Miinisters should mull a universal maintenance loan.
A review of student finance, to report before Brexit, would be a better way of proceeding than panic announcements at next month’s Party Conference.
In the wake of A-level results, the focus is on Universities. But we need a technical education expansion.
As the Conservatives anxiously mull their prospects with younger voters, shouldn’t they think a bit more about the two-thirds who don’t go to University?
Inflammatory language, noble aims. Javid prepares to battle for more home ownership and social justice.
One mustn’t believe everything one reads in the papers…but an official accuses Tory council leaders of lying and selfishness.
We need policies to meet the challenge of an ageing population, mass immigration, pressured families, job insecurity – and grotesquely expensive housing.
The Opposition’s promise to extend the policy is opportunistic, expensive, and unjust. The Conservatives must do what is necessary and right.
Kenneth Baker is backing vocational education practically and enthusiastically. But too many other members of the Conservative family just aren’t interested in it.
The new Communities Secretary sees the construction of more homes as his priority. It is a daunting political mission.