The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
Posts Tagged: Work and Prosperity
Christopher Howarth: On immigration, we need no implementation, no transition post-Brexit. Just an immediate start in cutting numbers.
Big business has become too reliant on the drug of cheap labour from abroad. It should start preparing to kick the habit now.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
We should put the proceeds in a special Redistribution Fund to spend either on public services, or on poorer communities, or cutting taxes for the lower paid.
Scott Kelly: For jobs and prosperity, young people need better technical eduction, not more higher education
The opportunity for young people to gain high-level work related skills would also help bridge the social divide between those who have a degree and those who do not.
Daniel Hannan: A year ago tomorrow, Britain voted for freedom. Here are three Remain myths about the campaign that must be debunked.
First, that Leave had won dishonestly. Second, that the country had become more racist. Third, that the 52 per cent had wrecked the economy.
A joint response to our series on WTO by a former Director-General of that organisation and a former Australian Ambassador to it – via Policy Exchange.
Its permit system places the island’s residents at the centre of policy – and can be tightened up, just as just it was in 2009, if the economy is squeezed.
The scheme I propose would do no more than blow away a small cloud, but this at least would show that something can be done to change the weather.
We can build a Britain that is fair on immigration, trades globally and is outward-looking – underpinned by great values of equality, fairness and freedom.
A major risk and a priority in the negotiations must be maintaining the EU’s system of financial passporting for British institutions.
It should be used to pay for what we owe in our pensions and benefits system – and thus provide more inter-generational justice.
If the Business Secretary wants to become the man for enterprise, he needs to challenge his own bureaucrats.
Such a move would provide some reassurance to the public whose strong desire for a reduction in net migration played a decisive role in the referendum result.
There are better ways to close the deficits in workplace schemes than shifting the burden to the state and giving employers an unfair advantage.