When the most vulnerable in society are not being helped properly, we need to look at ourselves. Educating both staff and the public can begin to create change.
All teenagers should be taught at school about the structure of the British constitution – this would help improve the engagement and basis of knowledge for local government elections.
As I set out in my report, my challenge to the NHS is to move all GP surgeries and hospitals from being paper-first to digital-first organisations over the next 10 years.
It has fascinated me since growing up in a single parent family on the outskirts of Belfast – before attending the lowest-performing secondary school in Northern Ireland.
It would be most effective to tear off the sticking plaster and hold an open discussion about what is needed and how the money could be sourced.
At the same time as putting in more money, there must be a credible plan to spend it effectively – including improvements to how care is delivered.
They want to know that their political leaders aren’t racist or judgemental or stuck in a 1950s parody – but they aren’t interested in hearing about these ideas primarily.
The political sting must be taken out of our healthcare debate. Conflicting ideas over privatisation, taxation and automation should be given serious, non-partisan review.
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.
The Health and Social Care Secretary tells Peston that better, longer-term planning would help to raise care standards.
As a Kent MP, I’m delighted Canterbury is one of the sites chosen to host new training facilities.
We are so preoccupied with Brexit and Putin that we may have missed the significance of the President’s latest sacking-and-replacement.
Key voters include those who voted heavily to remain in the EU, and were decisive in the lost Tory seats of Battersea, Kensington, Kingston and Twickenham.
Wanted: a grand bargain with voters, whereby some rises at the top end are traded off for others nearer the bottom.
Unless we change how we think, speak and apply lower taxes, the Labour cry of ‘tax cuts for the rich’ will remain a powerful slogan.