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Posts Tagged: Public Sector
Alex Morton: A win for those spending Ministers would be a defeat for the taxpayer – not just Hammond and Truss
The Comprehensive Spending Review has to be seen as a way to reset the narrative. Government need to focus on reform as a positive – not expenditure.
Some on the left – and perhaps the right too – believe this agenda has run out of runway. Here are a few ideas to get it airborne.
Sarah Stook: Mental health. More money alone won’t guarantee more quality care. Here’s how to help get it.
When the most vulnerable in society are not being helped properly, we need to look at ourselves. Educating both staff and the public can begin to create change.
The stellar success of the London Academy of Excellence, supported by six independent schools, shows just some of what we can achieve by co-operating.
It might please nurses, but provokes new pay demands from teachers, doctors and soldiers. Nor would a hypothecated ‘NHS Tax’ make the issue go away.
There is plenty of scope for boosting housebuilding, but the Government should concentrate on the problems posed by the public sector.
Plus: Corbyn’s lack of private sector experience. And, come to think of it, his lack of public sector experience. And: justice for Worboys’ victims.
That the company is a government customer isn’t the whole story. After all, few customers must manage the consequences of their supplier’s collapse.
George Freeman: We need a new Chairman and team at CCHQ to lead a radical programme of Conservative renewal
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
The youth vote is not one homogenous lump: more than half of school leavers won’t go to university, and won’t benefit from more generous student loan terms.
Most Labour voters think their party should support strike action if pay demands are not met, and most voters think private sector wages are higher.
Ministers should remain focused on delivering on their promise to cut the deficit, even if it means paying the iron price to do so.
Its awards consume roughly a quarter of public spending. It is hard to see where the tax hikes or spending scaleback to fund them will come from if the Chancellor sticks to his guns.
Without America’s clear split between elite institutions and public service providers, vice-chancellors are caught between very different sets of expectations.