His, Williamson’s and Johnson’s intent to rebalance higher and further education reflects their Red Wall-focused vision – but will it happen?
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The world of work has moved on, so that training, and indeed retraining, needs to happen not just for 18 year olds, but everyone throughout their lives.
“An experiment that has failed”. Jon Moynihan of Vote Leave’s full submission about the Electoral Commission.
The Public Administration Committee would take a 3000-word document only. Here is Moynihan’s complete take.
In that sense, his speech could easily have been given by a much more fitting figure for the Ditchley Foundation: Tony Blair.
Perhaps we should all take a step backwards from comparing CVs, and simply ask ourselves who has a record of delivering for Britain.
Graham Gudgin: To meet its infrastructure ambitions, the Government should spend more on capital investment
It should take advantage of the current macro-economic environment afforded by low borrowing costs, to provide stable – and sizeable – funding.
Dan Pitt: In spite of this pandemic, constitutional reforms remain a high priority for Conservatives
Johnson’s election manifesto promised to remove the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, among other pledges.
Fiyaz Mughal: This pandemic showed how ill-prepared the UK was for a global crisis. Local resilience teams can change that.
The response to Covid-19 felt panicked, with the Government alone in leading the fightback. This cannot happen again.
Looking through the wrong end of the telescope. The problem isn’t too many divorces. It’s too few marriages.
The Government’s plans for divorce law reform are the lesser of two evils. But it needs to think more and act decisively to help couples who stay married.
As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.
Some of its problems can be fixed. Others won’t be. And one perhaps can’t be: namely, that this Parliament seems to be incapable of saying No.
Neil O’Brien: Higher and technical eduation. The universities should reform themselves. Or have reform forced on them.
For a country deep in debt, lofty thoughts are not enough to justify such huge numbers of students doing things that don’t help them economically,
He would not conciliate the Liaison Committee by promising to meet it three times a year, let alone by holding an inquiry into Cummings.
If so much, as Ministers suggest, depends on common sense, nuance, context and common sense, people will draw the inevitable conclusion.
With one of the Britain’s top educational institutions moving its courses online, there are big questions to ask about the future of the industry.