“Today over half of the UK’s resident researcher population were born overseas. When we leave the European Union, I will ensure that does not change.”
We must not conflate the progress that scientific advancement offers us with the idea that debate becomes redundant in the face of an increased awareness of scientific fact.
Councils could encourage more schools to specialise and give more children in care the chance to attend boarding schools.
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
To reduce investment in infrastructure or R&D is to take away from the future – just as surely as running up unsustainable debt does.
The evidence of improved standards shows that a knowledge-rich curriculum is the best way to enable each person to achieve the best of which he or she is capable.
A combination of work permits and a cap would provide proper control, while still allowing flexibility where it is required.
Just as the MPs of the 1970s realised the need to understand economics, the MPs of the 21st Century must understand how we think, and why.
Now is the time to spread more of the success beyond the South East.
The Article 50 Bill starts its passage through the Commons today – uniting the Conservative Party and throwing Labour into disarray.
The most successful ones will be those that maintain their partnerships in Europe, but also look farther afield to forge new associations across the globe.
We need to value ourselves more highly and create, capture and share that value with others.
Wales has held the dubious accolade of the worst education system in the UK for a decade.
We are often poor at commercialising technology. Doing so requires scale, which in turn means we need large numbers of qualified people.
The decision of the EU to restrict Switzerland’s access to scientific funding after they voted to limit freedom of movement sets a worrying precedent.