Two extreme versions of what happens next in Britain. Events are more likely to end up somewhere in the middle.
Posts Tagged: Universities and Skills
Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
Our party’s ‘internal think tank’ has huge potential to engage new members, drive policy formation, and help us build and defend a ‘blue wall’.
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
Students are the next round of lawyers, politicians and other key decision-makers. That’s why we must tackle their censorious ways.
A large part of the financial return to the average student arises out of the loss the government makes on student loans.
Neil O’Brien: How the Conservatives can do better with younger voters. And remain a compassionate party.
After crushing Labour last year, it might be tempting to rest on our laurels. But we need to act now to keep the extreme left locked out of Number 10.
Ben Gadsby: Yes, the tuition fee system is working. And, no, there aren’t too many young people in higher education.
Too often, discussions about the sector generate more heat than light – and the light falls in the wrong place. We can do better.
My lawyer friend Victoria Hewson and I have launched a small, non-funded campaign called ‘Radical’, aimed at fighting for truth and freedom in this arena.
Julian Brazier: Universities in the bottom half of the sector would howl. But here are the reforms we should make to the system.
Surely there is a strong case for capping student applications, not in arbitrary numerical terms, but on the basis of academic achievement at school?
Alan Mak: Five new policies to ensure that post-Brexit Britain leads the Fourth Industrial Revolution
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
Anna Firth: We need a plan to regain the university seats, and win over the students who flocked to Corbyn
We won the election but suffered badly in places like Canterbury, which I contested.
The former may have won a battle, but the latter will win the war. Diverse, inclusive, victimhood culture is the future.
Good quality office space is far cheaper in Birmingham than London, and the quality of life is higher. The West Midlands is full of battleground parliamentary seats.
There are now so many of them that the degree itself has less impact on employability – this ensuring that they become less economically valuable.