The Chancellor should commit to a Family Services Transformation Fund of £100 million over four years to help relationship support and post-separation support.
Posts Tagged: Social Mobility
James Bundy: Schools, housing, social mobility – and the passionate case that Scottish Conservatives must make
Voters aren’t focusing on the constitution, but on the SNP’s record in Government. We must be ready to capitalise on this by telling then the truth.
David Goodhart and Richard Norrie: Indiscriminate on discrimation. Two recent reports that must not lead Ministers astray.
David Lammy and the Social Mobility Commission both made a big splash on the basis of weak evidence and flawed assumptions.
There are better ways to spend money on education than on tax breaks for very expensive profit-making institutions.
Rob Halfon: What Littlefinger thinks about ladders. Why he’s wrong. And why Corbyn is wrong about them too.
The Conservative view of opportunity is nearer the truth than the cynicism of a villain in Game of Thrones.
Nicky Morgan: The choice before us as the Queen’s Speech looms. Adapt to our new circumstances – or hand power to the far left
CCHQ and the Policy Board need to take a long hard look at our recent campaign, and work out what we can rapidly learn from it in terms of techniques and messages.
Today’s papers show she already has a tough time pleasing everyone.
Nicky Morgan: It’s time to focus on white working-class boys – whose needs are neglected in too many schools
Low aspirational parenting and teaching are key problems.
It would be wrong to assume you can simply sweep reducing poverty into a wider social mobility plan: they are not the same.
To reach deprived families you need to drag them to the front of the queue.
Lower energy bills. New homes. More (and better schools). Less low-skilled migration. The tests that May’s social reform must pass.
The new Government can’t realistically aim to target its programme on everyone. To govern is to choose.
It is wrong to hold selection tests on specific days – with mock papers available for middle class parents to buy and tutor their children for.
She shares Thatcher’s interest in “ordinary working people” – but without the overarching aim of shrinking the role of the state.
The case for Gove. His candidature is the one best placed not only to ensure that Britian quits the EU but that social mobility is boosted.
Nadhim Zahawi: I voted Leave. But now we must govern for the 48 per cent as well as the 52 per cent.
Cameron may soon be going, but we must ensure that his legacy is secured, our party should unite, and our work should begin again.