The pandemic has regularly pitched the economy and health on different sides of the policy response. This is a false choice.
The Prime Minster could do worse than dust down the Social Justice Outcomes Framework published by the Coalition Government.
It stands to reason that an early return to online learning, or a late return to school, is going to hit the worst-off children hardest.
We could, if lost time really is the objection to 2021’s exams going ahead, shorten the Easter holidays and pay teachers a bonus for extra work.
Reducing their length will help close this attainment gap, while reducing the burden on working families.
The first of a ConHome series this week on Boris Johnson’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
The fourth in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
Duncan Smith names “five giants”: family breakdown, worklessness, serious personal debt, addiction and educational underachievement.
The first in a mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on Covid-19 – and helping those in deep poverty.
We need a long-term poverty strategy and a Social Justice Cabinet Committee. And here’s a Christmas holiday plan for childrens’ food.
Ministers could not have handled the matter worse if they’d tried. But Paul Maynard, pictured, is championing a solution.
It’s already hard enough to be in this situation, without the avenues for respite being taken away too. Conservatives must do more.
The first report of a new commission finds that disparities are just as apparent within regions, cities and towns as they are between them.
And when it comes to paying for the crisis measures, as we must, taxes must not fall on younger workers.
The Government’s own calculations of welfare payments do not cost in the provision of a healthy diet.