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.
We urged the Government last week to do so. Others are also on the case – and the Daily Mail this morning publishes its own findings.
It is about time we had an honest conversation about segmenting the population, with more targeted protection for the elderly and vulnerable.
This policy threatens their work, training and future. The Government should think again.
The Chancellor is groping his way, knowing well that the future is unknowable, trying to hold on to as much of the past as he can.
Given the Coronavirus uncertainties, whatever he announces could be even more provisional than most schemes of most Chancellors.
It’s a good thing for former senior Ministers to keep thinking, going and contributing, and we wouldn’t be surprised to see a comeback to government.
We should be aggressively backing UK manufacturing, science and green tech as a key plank of our recovery.
Trump has shown a rare flash of flexibility in signing a police reform executive order, breaking a hitherto narrow commitment to law enforcement.