No statistical basis in claim by education secretary that one in three unable to read or write under Labour.
Author Archives: James Bloodworth
Labour’s deficit reduction plans for the next parliament are genuinely different to those of the Conservatives.
In Britain too police custody can be a dangerous place, especially if you happen to be black.
Britain faces at least five years of savage pending cuts if deficit reduction plans announced by chancellor George Osborne are enacted, according to the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
We know most of what’s going to be in the Autumn Statement. But here’s what the chancellor won’t tell you today.
Miliband will say that Britain needs a recovery for working people if the government is to ‘squeeze the deficit and not the middle’.
David Cameron’s immigration speech was more nuanced than it was briefed out beforehand. Rather than being yet another draconian crackdown, there were some welcome announcements. On that note, here are three good things and three bad things about the speech.
The success of East Coast shows that another model can work. And that’s why it terrifies the government
The government has pressed ahead with privatisation of the East Coast Mainline precisely because of its success.
What’s important to Migration Watch and the Express is not a baby boom as such, but a ‘foreign baby boom’.