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The bottom line is that no-one has to make these dangerous journeys. We need to be crystal clear about that.
Stephen Crabb: If Ministers are serious about filling work shortages, they need a clear and effective employment strategy
It’s one thing Britain has tried to do without for decades. Now is the time, though, to focus squarely on boosting domestic labour market participation.
Richard Holden: It’s time for the Government to make more of Tory MPs’ achievements and fewer errors itself
The Health and Social Care Bill contains some important measures that you won’t see splashed broadly across the mainstream media.
David Willetts: If we’re to have less migration into Britain – and more productivity – we must move around more within it
We are the party of mobility and enterprise. But we are also the party of community and belonging. What is it to be – roots or wings?
The Chancellor is damned if he yields to backbenchers’ demands for bailouts – and damned if he doesn’t.
The auditorium may be dull but the fringe is not – as questions from our past haunt the future, such as: will the productivity gains come?
Interview with Kwasi Kwarteng: “My job is to make us not lose sight of the fact that we are Conservatives”
He says that road haulage interests are trying to revive the pre-Brexit economy – but that the Government will stand firm for higher wages.
Iain Duncan Smith: The Universal Credit uplift is an opportunity, not a problem. It helps to save taxpayers’ money and improve lives.
As the jobs market expands, the taper could be lowered. This would leave low hours workers with more money, helping accelerate them into full-time work.
Bim Afolami: Working from home means a radical culture shift – and it’s here to stay. Here are some of the consequences.
We know how difficult it was to lose millions of manufacturing jobs – let us beware of inadvertently accelerating the same process for services jobs.
If the Treasury gets its way, the Chancellor will score a big victory. But Ministers should watch for Labour stealing their thunder over taper rates.
Interview. Therese Coffey – “An element of a kinder politics is not calling other people bigots because you don’t agree with them.”
Here’s her take on Universal Credit, science, Liverpool, same-sex marriage – and her department. “Big thanks to the Jabs Army, we are the Jobs Army.”
It’s too easy to focus on cuts at big corporates or changes to traditional jobs, and lose sight of the people reshaping the world of work.
Greg Clark: Why we formed our industrial strategy. What it achieved. And how my successor can build on it.
It’s hard to think that the right future is to be a less research-intensive country than the rest of the world, and so I hope our commitment will endure.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, the fourth article in a five-piece series on ConservativeHome this week.