Here’s her take on Universal Credit, science, Liverpool, same-sex marriage – and her department. “Big thanks to the Jabs Army, we are the Jobs Army.”
It’s too easy to focus on cuts at big corporates or changes to traditional jobs, and lose sight of the people reshaping the world of work.
Debates around this issue are conducted as if it were politicians’ own money at stake rather than taxpayers’.
Perhaps the simplest way of putting it is: it’s all about economic credibility, stupid. Because come 2024, it certainly will be.
Once the exigencies of the pandemic are behind him, Johnson will be faced with much more straightforwardly ideological policy choices.
There may some ingenious halfway house solution. But it is hard to say how extending it for another year can be avoided.
We found over a million people excluded from the Government schemes are struggling to pay for food and everyday essentials.
Max Caller, the inspector who brought change to Tower Hamlets, has been sent in to the city. The Government could take control.
The levelling up agenda depends upon nation-wide digital inclusivity. If we give up on this, we will be trying to deliver it with one hand held behind our back.
Our research with low-income voters in some of these areas revealed that many are not expecting miracles. They simply want better local services.
The OBR’s horrid forecasts of an output implosion and soaring unemployment will do nothing to quell Tory resistance to tougher Covid tiers.
If if the higher education sector must take some further pain in the spending review, then the last option is the least bad.
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.