The previously centralised direction of spending was unimaginative and bureaucratic. Funding went into leisure courses.
Posts Tagged: Education
The Prime Minister went to Eton on a scholarship, and has time and again evinced his commitment to maximising opportunity for all.
Suella Braverman: The momentum for free schools has stalled. Johnson’s new Government should revive it.
My new report for the Centre for Policy Studies – published today – calls on the government to turbocharge its commitment to them.
So we’ve had NHS, policing and immigration plans from Johnson. Stand ready for a schools spending pledge.
He committed during the leadership election contest to raise it to £5000 per pupil – and level up outside London.
A new era of optimism in Downing Street can bring positive changes for my area.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.
Independent research found that pupils in schools offering a free, nutritious breakfast boosted their results by an average of two months’ progress over a year.
Patrick Spencer: Some advice for the new Conservative leader. Stick to these three ideas to boost productivity.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.
John Penrose: The conventional wisdom is wrong. Hunt’s spending plans are neither unaffordable nor irresponsible.
Hammond and the Institute for Fiscal Studies are simply mistaken to suggest otherwise. It’s not as though we’re still living in 2010.
The Conservatives have achieved much in school reform, but there is still a lot more to do.
Robert Halfon: Skills, social justice, standards, and support for teachers. A four-part manifesto for the new Prime Minister.
By extending the ladder of opportunity to those who currently lack it, e can ensure the next generation climbs it.
It was a great slogan for Sir Bruce Forsyth’s game show. It does not serve the needs of children, teachers and schools.
What is it – and how can we strengthen it? That is the focus of Bright Blue’s latest report, published today.
Tom Tugendhat: The last two men left standing in this contest must resist the temptation to slug it out
While there is no shortage of ideas, there has been a shortage of leadership. We need a Prime Minister who will take us through Brexit and confront the challenges beyond.
Rachel Wolf: The Birmingham schools gay relationships row. Religious conservatives won’t like it, but government must take a stand.
You can’t ignore the existence of couples and families that you’ve actively supported in legislation.