The need for a technologically savvy workforce dominates debates, but what we need just as much is more “high touch” or empathetic jobs.
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However, he doesn’t recognise the £10bn figure bosses are reportedly asking for on the NHS’ 72nd anniversary.
In that sense, his speech could easily have been given by a much more fitting figure for the Ditchley Foundation: Tony Blair.
I see my role as being that of an honest broker in a fluid situation. I’m determined not to put information out because I want to be first with the news.
Never underestimate the power of Labour. Its message of helping the underdog and the poor is enduring, still popular and extremely potent.
Peter Lampl: To build social justice and get the economy working, schools must open fully in September
The Education Endowment Foundation estimates that ten years of progress in closing the attainment gap has been reversed by school closures.
A national effort led by the Government is required to clear the backlog of operations and treatments. We can do this.
Jonathan Djanogly: Parliament should be able to scrutinise new trade deals properly. But the current arrangements are unfit for purpose.
Before any deals are signed, MPs should get to vote on them – as will be the case with the other parties.
Jackie Doyle-Price: It’s time to establish a firm future for pharmacies – the unsung heroes of the coronavirus crisis
While GP’s surgeries have closed their doors, 11,500 local pharmacy teams have stayed open, putting their lives at risk and working tirelessly.
The combination of shutdown fever, furlough, Black Lives Matter, summer and the fledgling test and trace system don’t bode well.
Maria Higson: The Coronavirus has already changed the NHS. Now it can be transformed for the better. Here’s how.
Service innovation has suddenly become possible at break-neck speed. We need to shift further the mindset of politicians, professionals, and the public.
Parents need to be persuaded to send their children back to school – and until that happens life chances will be blighted and economic growth lessened.
Matt Kilcoyne: An unholy alliance is frustrating our freedom to shop on Sunday. Johnson should take it on.
The existing rules are inconsistent and hypocritical. They do not reflect a 24/7 economy, where people can purchase online and receive deliveries any time.
Anthony Browne: It’s time to drop the defeatist narrative about Britain and Covid-19. We have had many successes.
The coverage of death rates in this country has been lacking in nuance – leading people to have skewed perceptions of the UK’s performance.
Julie Newcombe: Hancock must aid the pandemic’s forgotten victims. The hundreds of autistic people detained in secure units.
Is the sequestering, incarceration and forgetting of these vulnerable children and young adults any better than in Georgian and Victorian times?