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Posts Tagged: Equality
“Living standards rose more quickly in the five years from 2011 than in the five years from 2002”. Discuss.
Some counter-intuitive, or at least counter-conventional, findings from a recent IFS report.
Gavin Williamson: Why raising the number and profile of women in our armed forces is a priority for me
Parity is important because it sends a message that we believe in the equality that our women and men are working to protect in conflict zones.
Handouts to 25-year-olds won’t solve the housing crisis, still less the wider issue of generational unfairness
The Resolution Foundation’s new report is a serious piece of work, but its proposals to improve social care funding also bring political problems.
But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.
Adopting the lexicon of the left muddles our thinking and undermines proper understanding of our positions.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
There is a suspicion that the Government wants to talk about other things – and a significant amount of attention is of course already being consumed by Brexit.
Amy Chua says they are blind to the decisive importance of tribal politics – an obliviousness which extends to America itself, and prepared the way for Trump.
Road to Parliament 1) Trudy Harrison: My journey from village activist to MP taught me that stepping forward can make a difference
The first article in our new mini-series, in which female Conservative MPs share the stories of their journeys into politics, comes from the MP for Copeland.
From housing to university access, from the criminal justice system to the House of Commons, ethnic minority communities desire and deserve a fairer deal.
We feel a commission, a working group, an inquiry coming in – to look these inconsistencies, accidents of history and quirks, to see if some tidying-up is required.
Labour’s recent track record is eye-wateringly poor, but is clearly not enough to endear minority voters to the Conservatives.
The Tories often appear to have been more worried about enfranchising working-class men than ladies of property.
Adam Holloway: This affirmative action reshuffle was wrong. Why not just appoint the best person to the job?
Many ministers are indeed well-suited – but it feels as if this is a secondary consideration: just check their CVs, and ask if we might sometimes choose better.