The Prime Minister on his homes, education & work speech today – and more opportunities.
Posts Tagged: Welfare Reform
Savings can be found – but let’s do so thoughtfully and compassionately, not simply as a display of machismo.
Also: SNP bid for Brexit veto rejected; Burnham and Kendall take their cases to Wales; and the Commons rejects full fiscal autonomy for Scotland.
Also: Jones allies with Sturgeon on EU; SNP set to storm Scottish elections; opposition grows to Welsh e-cig ban; and SDLP leader to resign Stormont seat.
The Prime Minister’s former speechwriter is far from the only one who worries the policy isn’t working well in practice.
The current entrepreneurial spirit and endeavour are the strongest I have experienced in my career.
Also: ‘Self-financing’ Yes campaign bankrolled by the SNP; and Welsh Labour minister uninterested in ‘English Labour’ leadership contest.
She knows about work, and is unembarrassed to talk about it, because her family arrived from Uganda with nothing.
“This is supporting individuals that choose to go out to work, and to help them with the difficult and high costs of childcare.”
Also: Welsh Assembly in revolt over plans to increase members’ pay; and Carmichael at risk of recall for leaking Sturgeon’s Tory sympathies.
Reasons to be Tory 14) Sheridan Westlake. And a bunch of other people you’ve probably never heard of.
On polling day, we honour the unknown heroes of this government – the Special Advisers, without whom little of what has been done would have been done.
The only vision of the fair society that strengthens, rather than saps, our economic competitiveness is the meritocratic kind that boosts social mobility.
It is quite right for us to preach the virtues of personal responsibility, but only if we foster the conditions within which virtue is nurtured.
Having built the benefits trap, they have fought every reform required to dismantle it.
Plus: Tories – too vague. UKIP – too specific. LibDems: what are they for? Why the polls could all be wrong. And: I win an award, and am baffled.