The right-wing Think Tank Reform published a report yesterday claiming that private firms are better at running prisons. There are fundamental problems with Reform’s analysis, however.
The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, today faces a new and damning report which shows a health service near breaking point. Released by the Royal College of Physicians, ‘Hospitals on the edge? The time for action’ points to a lack of continuity of care and an overstretched workforce. Staff are also having to sacrifice the time spent with [...]
Last night, 91 Conservative and 26 Labour MPs voted against the second reading of the House of Lords Reform Bill; here is the list in full.
Official figures show non-academies do just as well as academies, explains Henry Stewart, a founder member of the Local schools Network.
Think tank Reform asked academies “Are you great?”, they said yes, and then think tank Reform said “academies are great”.
One of Scotland’s major teaching unions has warned that virtually every school north of the border now faces closure on the November 30th, reports Ed Jacobs.
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Also tagged Education, industrial action, N30, public service reform, public services, schools, strikes, teachers, teaching, Trade Unions, unions
The Canadian province of British columbia shows how citizens’ juries can build political solutions from the bottom up, building support along the way.
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George Osborne’s decision to eliminate the deficit in a single parliament has left the police with too little time to put in place longer term reforms.