Plus: Johnson’s sub-optimal Brexit trade deal choice. I’m not dreaming of a normal Christmas. And: green jobs – overall, a cost not a benefit.
Reducing their length will help close this attainment gap, while reducing the burden on working families.
It can never replace face to face help that families need, but it can provide quick answers, useful signposting and help to combat loneliness.
The third in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
The second in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
We need a long-term poverty strategy and a Social Justice Cabinet Committee. And here’s a Christmas holiday plan for childrens’ food.
We are allowing others to create a narrative for us, and in the absence of an agreed poverty measure and subsequent strategy, we always will.
Together with tax cuts and less regulation, higher or more extensive benefits look like better support for hungry children than vouchers.
There will be real anger about the prospect of a digital winter break – unless there’s a very serious surge in deaths.
It’s already hard enough to be in this situation, without the avenues for respite being taken away too. Conservatives must do more.
The first group of savings are about making the state more efficient, the second about creating a state focused on the core tasks of government.
The Government’s own calculations of welfare payments do not cost in the provision of a healthy diet.
Many still assume that going to college and leaving home are bound up together. But it ain’t necessarily so.
The future was that we would be colour-blind. Instead, wokeism tells us we should see each other as members of different races.
The Free School headmistress and trailblazing education reformer shared her top tips in our latest ConservativeHome Live interview.