Self-employed people earning less than £15,900 a year will still see a reduction in their NICs bill, and also benefit from the increased income tax personal allowance.
Real change won’t happen until until technical courses gain equal esteem to academic ones.
As long as their priority is social mobility, we should cheer on Hammond and May.
The reality is that most of it will be concentrated on pupils older than 16 – whatever the best age may be at which to select.
We are increasingly seeing evidence of re-nationalisation coming back.
You can’t encourage people to take what are described as virtuous acts, only to punish them later financially.
A new fortnightly column from the former Education Secretary starts tomorrow.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
There is still some way to go before we can be sure this is a truly new approach, and not a return to what has been tried before.
A narrow, national criteria for success punishes the very diversity and autonomy the Government aims to foster in our education system.
The Prime Minister only has the liberty to establish toeholds on wider issues, in the hope of addressing them properly after Brexit is delivered.
Wales has held the dubious accolade of the worst education system in the UK for a decade.
Since when did it become a Conservative approach for the state to come between a reasonable parent and his judgement about what is best for his child?
We need a mass of recommendations less than we need our institutions to do their job properly.
She’s only been in power for a few months but there have already been ten notable policy changes.