The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.
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Norfolk County Council has shown how boarding school can transform the prospects for vulnerable children
Yet the efforts of other local authorities to provide such opportunities have been derisory. Ministers give speeches but the Government has failed to act.
The employment figures tell a “Great British success story” – but that message could be made even more powerful
We must always remember that the remarkable job statistics are primarily the achievement of the people, not of politicians.
Patrick Spencer and Gerard Lyons: Yes, the British jobs story is a good one – but we can’t count on it carrying on forever
A report published by the Centre for Social Justice today outlines four major traps that could jeopardise Britain’s employment miracle.
Plus: A crazy clergyman, a bonkers Imam, and unreason on obesity. Richard Holden’s innocence. And: I am ready for Desert Island Dicks.
Its failures begins with the machinery of Government – the core civil service itself. This must be fixed.
WATCH: “This is proceeding at the proper pace” – Hinds denies that he is pushing too fast on T-levels
“We started this process a couple of years ago, there’s still two years and four months before teaching will begin”, the Education Secretary argues.
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
Conservative policies to date have done little to improve the situation, and have sometimes made it worse. These bureaucratic impositions must be lifted.
Daniel Coughlan: Faith schools. What evidence is there to justify Hinds breaking a manifesto commitment?
While Hinds’ grammar school announcement was welcome, his U-turn on the cap on faith-based free schools is simply baffling.
Today’s announcements are extremely cautious. Some of this is justified, some less so, but it makes a stark contrast to the Gove era.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
It has fascinated me since growing up in a single parent family on the outskirts of Belfast – before attending the lowest-performing secondary school in Northern Ireland.
Neil O’Brien: We Conservatives need to refresh ourselves to stop Corbyn. That’s why Onward is being launched.
Even in lefty France, socialist policies are now being dumped by Emmanuel Macron in favour of free markets. Now is the time to develop our next round of big ideas.
But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.