We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
Posts Tagged: Modern day slavery
Luis C.deBaca: Modern Slavery. The Government’s victim protection scheme is deeply flawed. It needs reform.
This Bill, tabled by Ian McColl and Iain Duncan Smith will ensure that trafficking victims gain specialist support and an alternative to deportation.
My bill will offer victims a 12 month rehabilitation period of secure status in the UK, with support to begin their recovery.
Patel got a lot done – in particular, improving international rules about emergency spending. Now her successor must work on an aid policy for Global Britain.
Our proposals on how to do so will be brought forward next year. In so doing, we will drive our commitment to get net migration down to sustainable levels.
Reconstructing May 1) She won’t win the battle for the future if Corbyn defines the battles of the past.
The Prime Minister has a long story of progressive toryism to tell. Moral authority must not be conceded to Labour.
Richard Graham: We failed to make the case for business in June. We must do so once again at Party Conference – and after.
Conservative values underpin what it can achieve – whether in apprenticeships, manufacturing exports, jobs or contributions to good causes.
My private member’s bill will not only put care and support on a clear legal footing, but will help combat traffickers too.
Edward Faulks: This opportunity to repeal the Human Rights Act, quit the ECHR and bring justice home may not come again
There are good reasons for placing all this in the “too difficult” box. But if Brexit was about anything, it was about sovereignty.
May warns Davos of globalisation’s downside – and “the cult of individualism”. Her speech: full text
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
“We believe in the good that government can do.”
A CSJ report makes 40 practical recommendations to help tackle this scourge in every country in Europe.
Lower energy bills. New homes. More (and better schools). Less low-skilled migration. The tests that May’s social reform must pass.
The new Government can’t realistically aim to target its programme on everyone. To govern is to choose.
The ability to leverage a nation’s influence through international networks and institutions is key to promoting the national interest in the modern world.
Charlie Elphicke: We must counter people-trafficking and terror threats in the English Channel now. Here’s how.
Recall the navy. Send for marines. Learn from France’s willingness to deploy armed guards. Bring in a New Dover Patrol.