Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
Posts Tagged: Social Justice
Emily Farley: To close the disability employment gap, we need the voluntary sector’s ‘little platoons’
The Government’s current approach to contracts locks out small, specialist providers in exchange for a handful of multinationals.
A new era beckons, the strings on the public purse are loosening, and it’s time to show what a compassionate, one-nation Conservative government can achieve.
As the Prime Minister said, many people have lent us their vote, and they won’t be so generous next time if we get it wrong.
Our analysis shows that any political party will struggle to win a working majority if they fail to connect with the poorest voters across Britain.
Robert Halfon: I’ve been told that, if Corbyn wins, the Conservative Party and I will be sued for negligence
“Now I want a nice clean game from all of you” – so said Madam Hooch in Harry Potter. The reality is, it’s not going to happen.
It would be wrong to see a woman gifted a ‘safe’ seat in a winnable constituency just because there is a lack of female MPs.
Plus: The disaster zone is in the way that children with special educational needs are educated.
Increasingly there is a recognition that the little platoons can alleviate a range of modern social ills.
Patrick Spencer: Some advice for the new Conservative leader. Stick to these three ideas to boost productivity.
The new Chancellor should stick to the basics of cutting taxes, spending more on education and rebalancing growth outside of London.
Robert Halfon: Skills, social justice, standards, and support for teachers. A four-part manifesto for the new Prime Minister.
By extending the ladder of opportunity to those who currently lack it, e can ensure the next generation climbs it.
His passion for social justice was reinforced by a visit to Michaela Community School – of which I was Chairman of Governors.
We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Analysis by the Centre for Social Justice shows that their views of the Party are unfavourable, and that their support could be crucial in a hundred marginal seats.