Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
Posts Tagged: Quality of Life
A limited suspension is one thing, lasting change would be another. And so often, nothing is so permanent as the temporary.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
This is not so much a pro-market position as an anti-democratic one. There is more to politics than market versus state.
The Government should consider setting up a domestic policy Cabinet sub-committee to help alleviate the Brexit bandwidth problem.
Large companies should be required to offer paternity leave on the same basis as maternity leave. Families should have the choice of who should stay home.
Ryan Henson: How to improve opportunities for white working-class boys – and get more on the Tory benches too
Research shows that investment in the early years of a child’s life is the most effective way to improve his or her long-term life chances.
Nicky Morgan: Why this social mobility setback? Because the best brains in the Government are fixated on Brexit.
Too little attention is focused on the reasons why where you are born and your family background still matter far too much in modern Britain.
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.”
Lord Ashcroft: Yes, my focus groups like May’s confident start. But she faces three potential pitfalls.
Achieving the right Brexit deal is the key. This would be a good deal easier if everyone agreed what the right deal looked like.
Sajid Javid: The big picture. For some, our politics works. But for many others, it’s failed. Crabb is the best leader to heal Britain’s wounds.
The case for Crabb. He knows that we must speak for everyone, whether they grew up on a country estate or a council estate.
Earlier this week, Bright Blue published its report “Standing Alone?” which focuses on self-employed individuals who are in low income households.
Cameron’s former chief strategist has lost patience with crony capitalism. The new Deputy Chairman of the Party is well-placed to help make real his radical vision.
A Candidate’s Diary: Abuse. A child’s toys. Dog faeces. A broken door bell. I meet a voter whose support I don’t want.
“Why is your kid not at school? If you’re going to mess your life up, go ahead – but at least give your lad a chance, eh?”
Why making the rest of Britain more like London might not be a vote winner