We have already published an article by the former Minister about his new book, and will be linking to each of its chapters as they are published.
Posts Tagged: Skills
Stephen Booth: The immigration policy that voters want post-Brexit puts control first – and a reduction very much second
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
Robert Halfon: Our schools are the best ever – now let’s build on that success, and deliver more social justice
High educational standards are essential, but the most disadvantaged children also need help with workplace skills and social capital.
Cutting the cost of living. Building more houses. Protecting the NHS. Developing skills. A draft of the proposals Hammond should deliver.
Andrew Green: No, EFTA membership would not give us adequate control of immigration. There is a better way.
MigrationWatch has suggested that those EU migrants with skills in short supply should be able to come to the UK for a time-limited period after Brexit.
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.
James Palmer: Ofsted measures academic achievement. Let’s get it measuring apprenticeship success too.
Another option would be for Ofsted to rate the school in question from “Outstanding” to “Inadequate” for its engagement and the breadth of its careers advice.
The Chancellor should also support life-long learning through training vouchers, and offer tax breaks for politically independent trade unions.
Alan Mak: The Fourth Industrial Revolution 3) We must prepare workers for the changes that are coming
The 4IR should not be framed as people versus machines. It can – and should be – people empowered by machines.
Failing to help them transition to civilian life is not only a betrayal of those who serve, but a huge waste of their skills and expertise.
Not only will it free up much-needed capacity for commuters and freight on the existing network, but we’re ensuring a huge skills footprint too.
The second in a three-part series of contributions from the ‘New Blue Book’.
They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Chloe Smith: My experience as a disabled person of Access to Work. What it does right. And how it could do better.
Making the scheme more accessible and user-friendly would help, as would supporting unpaid internships, work experience placements and volunteering.