Also: Welsh Assembly in revolt over plans to increase members’ pay; and Carmichael at risk of recall for leaking Sturgeon’s Tory sympathies.
Posts Tagged: Welfare Reform
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.
“The Coalition Government did some good work but majority government is more accountable. What I put in my manifesto is the programme… nothing gets haggled away in back room deals.”
But tells Andrew Marr that no decisions have yet been taken about where they will fall.
Growing national debt is a burden that young people and future generations shouldn’t be asked to bear. Governments have a moral responsibility to remove it.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: In Farage’s Britain, it would be legal to discriminate against me on the grounds of race
Welfare, skills and immigration policy require deep thought and serious long-term reform rather than angry slogans.
Also: Swinney accused of coercing councils; Plaid want all young children taught in Welsh; Holyrood rejects national anthem.
The new system is set to be rolled out nationally.
Also: UUP accuse Sinn Fein of ‘rolling over’ on universal credit; SNP revive Labour ID database; and Stormont minister proposes Irish-language courts.
Want to cure social ills and save taxpayers’ money at the same time? He’s got a suggestion.
As Milton Friedman once quipped, we could increase employment by making those working on government construction projects use spoons instead of shovels.