On what basis would they then be prevented from appearing in pornography? Should they then not be tried as adults and sent to adult prisons? And so on.
We feel a commission, a working group, an inquiry coming in – to look these inconsistencies, accidents of history and quirks, to see if some tidying-up is required.
New polling on behalf of the Centre for Social Justice and Family Stability Network helps to highlight what young people themselves are asking for.
I suggest exploring the possibility of categorising self-employed work into two categories – self-employed work, and agency-supplied self-employed work.
We can’t depend on the Government or internet providers to empower young people to use the internet safely.
Whoever leads the Conservatives into the next election needs to gamble some of its political capital on winning over young, urban voters.
“If my experience of being told to kill myself…becomes normal, I don’t know how I can go out there and tell young people that it’s a good thing to enter public life”.
In trying to maximise the Party’s vote share, it’s essential that a proper audit of these barriers takes place (and others will no doubt think of some I have missed).
Among seven-year-olds in 2012, 24 per cent of free school meal recipients did not reach the expected level in reading, versus 10 per cent of their better off peers.
When a generation that grew up online starts seeking public office, it won’t just be journalists who have a trail of unguarded comments that anyone can find.
The idea that those now entering old age somehow had it easy is completely wrong. And so is the myth that they are intolerant and narrow-minded.
I joined the Conservatives six months after this year’s general election, with a vision to help us progress in the area of social equality.
“After decades of declines in workplace pension saving, we are now seeing increases. We want to extend that benefit to people under the age of 22.”
His satire on the NUS is highly enjoyable, but as he himself recognises, the Conservatives are a long way from finding messages to reach younger voters.
Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.