Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.
Defeating “the blob” requires attracting more good people into the teaching profession. Then giving the power to make a difference.
I hesitate to disagree with Daniel Finkelstein, but city growth has been powered more by smalltown commuters than flat-cap wearing uber-boheminans.
What is it – and how can we strengthen it? That is the focus of Bright Blue’s latest report, published today.
York, Derby High Peak, Gravesham, Amber Valley, and Basildon are among the councils where the Tories face losing power.
We must drive this project forward. It is a vital piece of infrastructure which could allow a million new homes to be built. But we need to sort out the route.
And, as Boles says, we will never build the number of homes we need unless the state is building 100,000 a year.
I welcome the rail industry’s and Transport Focus’ efforts in grasping the nettle and tackling this issue.
UKIP’s decline will probably allow the three main parties to each claim an increased vote share. Afterwards, the Tories will still be the largest party in local government.
Urban form also matters if the housing supply is to be increased in a way that is popular. A good community relies on the way buildings connect to each other.
The lack of a Conservative Commons majority prevented the Chancellor from doing much more than playing it safe – which he did effectively.
This would both save money and provide a better focus on local communities.
You don’t have to like its architecture to recognise the success of its development
We are projected to grow to 300,000 by 2026 – making us as large as cities such as Nottingham and Cardiff.
The housing shortage is pushing benefit bills up in the prosperous South East. Here’s how to get them down.