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Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Give trainee teachers much more experience of working with individual children, so that they learn to focus on the person in front of them, and not on what someone else tells them to do.
George Freeman: We need a new Chairman and team at CCHQ to lead a radical programme of Conservative renewal
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
James Palmer: Ofsted measures academic achievement. Let’s get it measuring apprenticeship success too.
Another option would be for Ofsted to rate the school in question from “Outstanding” to “Inadequate” for its engagement and the breadth of its careers advice.
Our proposals on how to do so will be brought forward next year. In so doing, we will drive our commitment to get net migration down to sustainable levels.
The evidence of improved standards shows that a knowledge-rich curriculum is the best way to enable each person to achieve the best of which he or she is capable.
They don’t alleviate hunger. It’s mainly middle-class children whose scores improve. And the benefits flow from the socialising, not the food.
Young people eat out, often several times a week – my fiancée and I could only afford to eat out once a month at most. They are also better paid, absolutely and relatively.
The introduction of a classical liberal education system that has knowledge and rigour at its core means a better future for the next generation.
The simultaneous creation and collapse of a new force has been written off an establishment failure. The truth is more interesting.
We must follow the example of Beveridge, Butler and Willink.
Pride in British history and institutions is an essential source of social cohesion in an increasingly diverse society.
Chaotic implementation of a new curriculum and politicised, bureaucratic systems of inspection and regulation have caused dismay.
“Alternative Provision” for disruptive children is still not good enough – as Justine Greening has recognised.