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Posts Tagged: Family and relationships
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.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
Sajid Javid: I’m in this race because I want to level the playing field, to lower the ladder to everyone.
I am used to people trying to tell me what I can’t do, and I’m used to proving people wrong. I know that our party can fix the problems the nation faces.
Government should be passionate about self-reliance, but we must also recognise the transformative power of an enabling state.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
Frank Young: New divorce laws. The Government should produce new plans to help marriages – not just to end them
If these reforms are introduced, the Government should think carefully about how changes to the process of divorce is matched with support for married couples.
This reform will mean that families renting privately can sleep easier at night, knowing that the housing market they rely on has become fairer as a result.
If we can’t think of anything that’s going to do real good, maybe we could act like true Conservatives for once – and choose to do nothing at all?
James Frayne: The public’s views on sex and relationships education are more nuanced than you might imagine
If it is framed through the prism of tolerance and anti-bullying, most people support it. But there are still political pitfalls.
In his column, Walshe made some extraordinary claims about our proposals and our country. The reality is very different.
This week’s National Family Hubs Fair and Conference brought together around 50 organisations that are committed to supporting families.
The man his critics call the ‘Viktator’ has two new policies – one a gimmick, one deeply sinister.
Parents could choose to stretch childcare payments over time whilst they continue earning the salary they deserve.