Voters aren’t focusing on the constitution, but on the SNP’s record in Government. We must be ready to capitalise on this by telling then the truth.
The Government must do much more to promote universities, apprenticeships and FE colleagues equally to ensure that young people get the skills they need.
It should focus on improving vocational training for people who are not going to university – and on getting primary as well as secondary education right.
As the Conservatives anxiously mull their prospects with younger voters, shouldn’t they think a bit more about the two-thirds who don’t go to University?
There is not enough cross-pollination between the education sector and employers. And careers advice must be dramatically improved
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
A six-year move from referendum vote to full sovereignty, rather than a sudden ripping away of all ties, is surely what a successful departure looks like.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
CCHQ and the Policy Board need to take a long hard look at our recent campaign, and work out what we can rapidly learn from it in terms of techniques and messages.
The second part of a ConHome mini-series on the future of technical education after this general election.
There is a radical, ambitious zeal evident throughout the document, and it is shown again in the desire to end iniquitous disparities between the generations.
The first part of a ConHome mini-series on the future of technical education after this general election.
May has a campaign for the country. She must complement it, as best she can, with one for you and your family.
May’s manifesto is real politics – that’s to say, a serious attempt to prepare Britain for the post-Brexit challenges of the future.
I strongly believe that the region is poised at one of the most exciting and opportunity-rich junctures of its post-modern history.