With Brexit done and vaccinations continuing, a major mission will be Johnson’s commitment to deliver levellling-up.
Posts Tagged: Skills
Neil Shastri-Hurst: Like a phoenix from the ashes of the Covid crisis, now is the time for a new social contract to arise
The present social contract was written when the number of taxpayers well outstripped the number of retirees. But times have changed.
There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
Damian Green: Why a forced choice between a Brexity North and a Globalist South would be a false one – and damage our Party
The first of a ConHome series this week on Boris Johnson’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
If they can’t make a real impact on the lives of working class voters in provincial seats, Johnson will meet the same electoral fate as Trump.
Nick Hillman: Three options for higher education. Less support for students, fewer of them – or else they pay more
If if the higher education sector must take some further pain in the spending review, then the last option is the least bad.
Philippa Stroud: The Coalition stopped officially measuring poverty – which left its successor unsighted over free schools meals
We are allowing others to create a narrative for us, and in the absence of an agreed poverty measure and subsequent strategy, we always will.
The devolved Adult Education Budget ensures that every pound delivers more qualifications that employers actually want.
WATCH: Javid on an EU trade deal, local government reform, police commissioners, skills, Black Lives Matter…
The full video of ConHome’s joint event with UK in a Changing Europe for the Party Conference.
Rachel Wolf: Net Zero risks upending our lives and livelihoods. Here’s why carbon pricing gives it a better chance of working.
It doesn’t make grand predictions about what will work or what we should do. It just prices in the ‘bad’ – in this case, emissions.
Support small businesses, focus on the skills deficit, have the public sector set a stronger example, and more degree apprenticeships.
Robert Largan: We need a National Skills Strategy Skills policy. Not oversaturating our labour market with graduates.
After a decade of political upheaval, the country is ready for a decade of renewal. It is about time that we followed the example of FDR’s New Deal.
Retraining older workers wishing to renew their careers, is a priority. There is a lot of hidden talent.
His, Williamson’s and Johnson’s intent to rebalance higher and further education reflects their Red Wall-focused vision – but will it happen?
The Government has sat on its hands over the National Retraining Scheme. Ministers need to deliver it – with laid-off workers in the fast lane.