A large part of the reason for the Chancellor backing off is the interplay between the EU referendum and Tory MPs’ views.
Posts Tagged: Universities & Skills
Omar Khan: How serious and enduring will Cameron’s commitment to tackle racial inequality prove to be?
There is a need for a common vision that has buy-in from the party faithful to make them long-lasting – whoever takes over as the next Prime Minister.
We want to ensure that you are not arbitrarily held back because of the colour of your skin, your sexuality or your religious beliefs.
The college was acting consistently with the Government’s policy aim. But it’s alumni, not students, that are universities’ customers.
Three LSE undergraduates are fighting back against the po-faced killjoys who want to ban every opinion they dislike.
You’re then four or five years ahead of a graduate, already knowledgeable about the role and the business, and you’ve been earning all the while.
In reality, it’s graduates who fund universities – and graduates who really know what makes for a good education.
The Autumn Statement and Spending Review were far too interventionist.
I’m proud to have been chosen by the Prime Minister as his adviser to help drive this change.
Employment rates are rising on the whole, although there are some caveats.
It isn’t the first time Conservatives have been frustrated at the dominance of hard left cliques on campus.
Any worthy issue is vulnerable to hijack – from either side.
Higher education is overwhelmingly geared towards high-quality research, and the Government’s new proposals don’t tackle the root causes of this imbalance.
The “experts” charged with deciding whether Universities deserve a fee increase will be shooting in the dark. The real ones that need to be consulted are employers.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Why this One Nation Government is right to take new measures to tackle discrimination
In his speech, the Prime Minister cited instances of black people changing their names just to find work by ‘whitening their CVs’.