We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
Posts Tagged: Social Mobility
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – We must ensure that no-one is left behind by the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The second article in a three-part series explaining why adapting to a society and economy shaped by technology is key.
He’s a respected, experienced former Chief Whip – without the baggage of having sat around the Cabinet table during the past three years.
To date, they have had to endure a parade of candidates speaking to Westminster, from Westminster, about Westminster.
If we are to win back voters flirting with the Brexit Party, the Party must use this contest to demonstrate its ironclad commitment to leaving in October.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
Justine Greening: The only way out of this mess is a referendum – with Remain and No Deal on the ballot paper too
This Brexit Parliament has rejected every Brexit option – hard or soft. The only people who can now decide are the public themselves.
“The Conservative Party should stand up for all those who feel powerless in Britain today”- Gibb’s reformist speech
“If we fail to address the very real areas in which the capitalist system is failing – a long period of left-wing, socialist government is surely on its way.”
Perhaps, against all the odds, we will find a way of muddling through and preserve our broad church for a time after the era of Brexit has passed.
Michael Tomlinson: I voted Leave. But as MPs leave Westminster this summer, we must look wider than the EU debate – and deliver social justice for Britain.
We must embrace such issues as poverty, families, prisons and young people.
Five task forces cover energising our economy, transforming our public services, building a fairer society, sustaining our democracy and shaping a Global Britain.
It has fascinated me since growing up in a single parent family on the outskirts of Belfast – before attending the lowest-performing secondary school in Northern Ireland.
Rather than allowing the greatest opportunity for each individual to excel, the educational establishment want to hold them back – in the interests of “levelling attainment”.
Setting or streaming tends to benefit high-attaining pupils, but this can be to the detriment of lower-attaining learners.
Ryan Henson: How to improve opportunities for white working-class boys – and get more on the Tory benches too
Research shows that investment in the early years of a child’s life is the most effective way to improve his or her long-term life chances.