How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
After crushing Labour last year, it might be tempting to rest on our laurels. But we need to act now to keep the extreme left locked out of Number 10.
We won the election but suffered badly in places like Canterbury, which I contested.
There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
In this new political battle, the greatest tension will not be left v right or even fiscal
doves v economic hawks. It will be a battle between creativity and convention.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
For me, the most concerning thing wasn’t being behind among the very young, but being behind among everyone under age 47.
The savings for the taxpayer could be used to boost training opportunities for other young people.
Since 2010 the Tories have helped to drive forward transformational change – but Labour’s half-baked plan to abolish tuition fees could put it all at risk.
Almost half of the UK’s fastest-growing startups have at least one foreign-born founder – many of whom came to the UK to study, then stayed to work.
If it is seen as creating a back-door for low-skilled immigration it risks eroding the very public trust which has given the Government political space to liberalise the rules.