These opportunities and options should start far earlier in children’s lives, enabling a twin-track of skills training.
Posts Tagged: Local government
Talks on Brexit take second billing as the Labour leader focuses on his party’s campaign issues for the upcoming local election.
“If Labour councils can’t even get the bins emptied, how can they do a good job of running anything else?”
Some Associations will have received ‘guidance’ from CCHQ on whether a motion passed at the National Convention can be replicated at Association AGMs. The answer, of course, is yes.
This week’s National Family Hubs Fair and Conference brought together around 50 organisations that are committed to supporting families.
We need to take a dynamic new approach to our High Streets with ambitious thinking. The future is not just retail.
Too many lives are marred by the unrestrained destructive behaviour of a minority. The poorest and most vulnerable suffer the most.
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
George Freeman: There was much to cheer in the Budget. But now we need an inspiring programme for growth.
At the moment, we are treading water and appear to be relying on popular support for Brexit, and the threat of Corbyn, to keep us in office.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
Chloe Westley: In praise of the small business people I met, who help create the wealth which keeps public services going
During this Budget run-up, many of those I met raised business rates as a killer, plus council tax, the apprenticeship levy, parking charges and corporation tax, too.
We should look to Asia for a practical and cost-effective way to give rough sleepers a permanent address and bed for the night.
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
Rayner’s new proposals would mean that the progress we have seen over the last eight years would be sacrificed – and it is our kids that would pay the price.