When I wrote on this website last year that we should not underestimate him, some ridiculed my argument. Now we have to educate a new generation about the dangers of Labour.
Posts Tagged: Students
Kieron O’Hara: Seven ways to reach younger voters. Including, as May is doing today, reaching out to other parties.
If the Conservatives spoke a progressive alliance, and meant it, they might be able to make some progress – and break down virulent anti-Toryism.
Salman Anwar: If we want to win student votes, never mind tuition fees. A bigger problem by far is maintenance loans.
The Party should propose a radical shake-up of this system in which we aim to break the link from parental income to the overall loan.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
Edward Frith: Corbyn promised us the moon. May pretended we weren’t there. No wonder young people backed Labour.
My generation are a generation who don’t watch TV and don’t read newspapers – but do watch YouTube and get their news from Facebook.
Nick Faith: To deliver world-class vocational education, May must take on the higher education establishment
The second part of a ConHome mini-series on the future of technical education after this general election.
Ryan Bourne: May has chosen to occupy the centre, rather than try to shift it. This bodes badly for Britain, Brexit – and the economy.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.
Two in three of them favour this change. One in three remain opposed. Who said Tory members always oppose liberalising measures?
Should the Government keep the triple lock? And students in the immigration figures? Take our General Election survey.
And what else should be in the manifesto? Plus, rate ministers’ performance.
These Lords amendments are an attempt by the Higher Education lobby to throw off the yoke of Government immigration controls.
Christopher Howarth: It would be wrong and unfair to stop counting international students in the migration numbers
If universities want a more relaxed policy, they should argue for it – not seek to hide statistics that they find inconvenient.
Students shouldn’t be counted in the immigration figures. But we’ll have to wait for that to change.
With the public sceptical after years of letdowns, and the importance of the manifesto fresh in the headlines, it’ll be 2019 before action is possible.
Such a move would provide some reassurance to the public whose strong desire for a reduction in net migration played a decisive role in the referendum result.
New evidence suggests the official figure for the number of overstaying international students is wildly exaggerated.
Ben Howlett: Students will be better off if Britain remains in the EU. So let’s get out there and make the case.
If Britain leaves, going off to study in EU countries could come under jeopardy. Leaving would also put Britain’s participation in the Erasmus scheme in doubt.