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.
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.
Perhaps the simplest way of putting it is: it’s all about economic credibility, stupid. Because come 2024, it certainly will be.
“What will drive levelling up is not necessarily about roads and bridges but getting people ready for the industries of the future.”
It’s not surprising that I do things differently, since I came to the role from a business background, rather than via the world of politics.
The best way of thinking about it isn’t to fix one’s gaze on direct subsidies, but to look wider – at our failure to turn British ideas into British prosperity.
There may some ingenious halfway house solution. But it is hard to say how extending it for another year can be avoided.
One of an occasional series of articles that ConservativeHome is publishing in advance of the Budget.
We found over a million people excluded from the Government schemes are struggling to pay for food and everyday essentials.
This is not to say that all of Dodds’ analysis is coherent or correct, but the days of unhinged Corbynite attacks on capitalism are over.
With Brexit done and vaccinations continuing, a major mission will be Johnson’s commitment to deliver levellling-up.
The present social contract was written when the number of taxpayers well outstripped the number of retirees. But times have changed.
John Stevenson MP, Dehenna Davison MP and Jake Berry MP discuss the economic, social and political future of the North of England.