There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
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The first in a mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on Covid-19 – and helping those in deep poverty.
Introducing a series this week on ConservativeHome with the Centre for Social Justice about the pandemic and fairness
We need a long-term poverty strategy and a Social Justice Cabinet Committee. And here’s a Christmas holiday plan for childrens’ food.
Philippa Stroud: The Coalition stopped officially measuring poverty – which left its successor unsighted over free schools meals
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.
Graham Brady: The Government must account properly for the full cost of lockdowns, restrictions – and Covid-19 itself
Publishing this information may lead to a more realistic understanding from the public of the real costs of the current strategy.
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 new testing plan that Johnson believes will help him control the virus – and win back the support of Conservative MPs
Downing Street itself has been driving the moonshot, working with scientists, laboratories, companies and deliverers: a new operational system, in short.
The London Borough of Bromley, which I am proud to represent, is a case in point – because cases remain relatively low.
Johnson is being squeezed between dissenting local authorities, an increasingly divided Cabinet – and fundamental problems with test and trace.
Matthew Oakley: Levelling up. We need to measure it in order to deliver it – and know that it’s worked
The first report of a new commission finds that disparities are just as apparent within regions, cities and towns as they are between them.
Growing anti-lockdown sentiment among northern Labour mayors and councils offer him new opportunities – and dangers.
WATCH: Javid on an EU trade deal, local government reform, police commissioners, skills, Black Lives Matter…
The full video of ConHome’s joint event with UK in a Changing Europe for the Party Conference.
As housing day opens at the Tory conference, our survey finds Party members split on Johnson’s planning reforms
Forty-six per cent of respondents back the plans and forty per cent don’t, which mirrors the divisions seen elsewhere.
That was the norm of the past ten years, in the form of Farage’s parties. There’s no reason to assume that a new challenger won’t emerge.
Brooks Newmark: How to eradicate the blight of rough sleeping once and for all by the end of this Parliament
It needs a clear prevention strategy in place by year-end, to provide a clear framework for local councils, and to roll out the Housing First Programme.