Aggressive Home Office measures appear to be designed by people who wrongly assume that illiberal ideas must appeal to the primitive desires of the masses.
What is the objective of higher education if it does not play a major role in addressing our country’s skills deficit?
We must rebalance Further and Higher Education, and ensure that those with most to gain from up-skilling actually get the opportunity to do so.
Unless we change how we think, speak and apply lower taxes, the Labour cry of ‘tax cuts for the rich’ will remain a powerful slogan.
Vocational and technical education are key to changing lives, and hold the potential to change people’s votes, too. They should dominate the Government’s attention.
Whoever leads the Conservatives into the next election needs to gamble some of its political capital on winning over young, urban voters.
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.
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
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.
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.
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
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.
The 4IR should not be framed as people versus machines. It can – and should be – people empowered by machines.