Justine Greening

Pay costs turn school funding freeze into real terms cuts

School spending is likely to suffer real terms cuts this year and next despite DfE pledges to protect funding, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has …

Education (UK)

Justine Greening: The importance of getting young people renting their home back into credit

I’VE introduced a fair number of Bills into Parliament as a Minister, but this week, for the first time in many years, I introduced a Bill as a …

Rental Housing

‘Teachers enslaved as never before,’ says DfE tsar

The Department for Education’s evidence tsar has said that teachers in England are “enslaved in a way they have never been before”.<p>Sir Kevan Collins, …

Education (UK)

Big Tent Ideas Festival: Ellie Mae O'Hagan on centrism

Politics Live reporter Greg Dawson decided to take the writer, Ellie Mae O'Hagan, along to a politics festival organised by a Conservative MP.<p>The Jeremy Corbyn supporter, was cynical ahead of the event where she met Conservative MPs Justine Greening and George Freeman.<p>The Big Tent Ideas Festival …

UK Politics

A fifth Conservative MP has joined the campaign for a People's Vote on Brexit

• <b>A fifth Conservative MP has joined the People's Vote campaign.</b>• <b><br>Guto Bebb supports the idea of giving the British people a referendum on the final</b> …

Great Britain

Most Britons disapprove of Chequers Brexit deal - Sky poll

It may have united ministers - albeit briefly - behind Theresa May, but more than half of Britons find fault with the agreement.<p>The majority of …

Great Britain

Dominic Raab: UK will be 'ready for Brexit, deal or no deal'

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab told MPs today that the UK will be "ready for Brexit, deal or no deal".<p>Raab said the UK had received "positive and …

Great Britain

It's time to aim for a Canada-style Brexit. And if that fails, WTO it is

It’s pretty clear now that a consensus has emerged that Theresa May’s Chequers Deal went too far. The UK was offering too many concessions – in the shape of a Common Rulebook, subservience to the European Court of Justice and a glorified customs union in all but name. Conservative members don’t …

Great Britain

Theresa May is like King Canute - the tide has already come in on Chequers

Like many of my colleagues in Parliament, I wanted the Prime Minister to deliver on a good deal on Brexit. I wanted the Cabinet’s Chequer Agreement to be a success.<p>However, the Chequers proposal is far from that. It’s now an unpopular, undeliverable mess that neither people nor Parliament will …

Polling

David Davis Blasts Theresa May's Brexit Plan As 'Almost Worse' Than EU Membership

Former Brexit secretary confirms he will vote against Chequers.<p>BBC<p>David Davis has said he will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit plan as it is …

David Davis

Justine Greening Interview: What Is Your Plan For The Country, Boris?

Former Cabinet minister warns Conservative Party must not be dragged to the right.<p>Empics Entertainment<p>The Conservative Party will lose the next …

Conservative Party

My London: Justine Greening

<b>Home is...</b><p>Wandsworth with my partner, Tess, and Charlie the one-eyed, very cute 16-year-old cat.<p><b>Last play you saw?</b><p>Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility …

Lifestyle (UK)

Nigel Farage is considering running for Mayor of London

Nigel Farage is considering running for mayor of London in the belief he would relegate the Conservative Party into third place in an election.<p>The …

Great Britain

'For many, colleges are not a second chance, but their only real chance'

Political philosopher John Rawls proposed a simple test of whether we have achieved a fair society: if we put ourselves behind what he called the …

Sociology

Conservatives bar People’s Vote campaign from conference brochure

Conservative HQ has barred the Conservatives for a People’s Vote campaign from publishing an entry in the official party programme for October’s …

Conservative Party

Is public support shifting toward a second EU referendum?

Is public support shifting towards a second referendum?<p>Polls have consistently shown over the past year that Britons do not think Brexit is being managed well, but that had not been matched by any appetite to re-run the referendum. More recent polls have begun to show a different picture, …

Politics

Superdry co-founder gives £1m to People’s Vote campaign on Brexit

The multi-millionaire co-founder of global fashion label Superdry has pledged £1m to the People’s Vote campaign, which is fighting for a referendum …

Great Britain

DfE slashes school improvement fund by 60%

The government has closed a flagship school improvement programme, without spending £84 million of the money it initially allocated to the fund.… …

Venture Capital

Revealed: Successful school improvement fund bids

The Department for Education has announced a list of successful applicants for the third round of the Strategic School Improvement Fund (SSIF).<p>The …

Education (UK)

One more Brexit referendum? We should have two

The Brexit referendum did not give us the “will of the people”, no matter how much R Quirk and his supporters may like to think. It gave us the will …

Opinion (UK)

Will there be a second EU referendum, what was the result of the Brexit vote and what have Gary Lineker and Justine Greening said?

REMAINERS have been calling for a second EU referendum since the moment Britain voted to leave on June 23, 2016.<p>While Theresa May has continually …

Brexit

Readers' letters - July 21

Wolf whistles are a compliment, not a crime<p>How ridiculous to try and make wolf whistles a hate crime.<br>When I was 18, I was involved in a car accident …

Manchester

The British public now backs a second Brexit referendum

LONDON — British voters now back a second Brexit referendum, according to a new poll.<p>Support for a second referendum on the UK's EU membership has risen gradually as the chances of a no-deal Brexit rise and as Brussels rejects large parts of Theresa May's Brexit proposals outlined in the Chequers …

U.S. Politics

Great Media Haul From Last Week, And Even More To Follow For Next!

Wednesday 25th July 2018<br>Charlie Mullins<p>A great week in the media last week, and even more lined up for this week...<p>Here's the Pimlico weekly</b> …

Great Britain

The overhaul of sex education is a win for curriculum-by-tabloid | Laura McInerney

The rebranded subject is ‘relationship (and sex) education’. Sex is now reduced to a bracket. Are they having a laugh?<p>A year ago the government announced there would be an overhaul of sex and relationship education. It was a welcome move, given that the current curriculum is older than the iPod. …

Education

Growing signs that school improvement cuts will fund pay rise

<b>There are growing signs that the government is cutting back flagship school improvement programmes to help fund a pay rise for teachers. Tes …

Education

Another Busy Week Of Pimlico Seen In The Media!

Tuesday 24th July 2018<br>Charlie Mullins<p>A great week in the media last week, and even more lined up for this week...<p>Here's the Pimlico weekly review:<p><b>LBC</b> …

Business (UK)

Justine Greening: Let public have their say to break Brexit deadlock. It’s the only way forward

I WAS going back to my Yorkshire roots and calling a spade a spade on Monday when I called the Chequers Deal on Brexit and
the subsequent White Paper …

Great Britain

Former Brexit minister Steve Baker: We’re on course for a ‘half-in, half-out wrecked Brexit’

“Our democracy is under threat if we continue down this path,” says Steve Baker, who resigned his post at the Department for Exiting the European Union earlier this month. He’s joined on this week’s Chopper’s Brexit Podcast by former Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening, who is …

European Union

Boris Was The Key to the Referendum & Maybe He Can Still Open New Doors?

Boris For PM . . . . . . . He's In My Top Four Picks for the Job!<p>Thursday 19th July 2018<br>Charlie Mullins<p>So, what do people make of Boris' all of a …

Great Britain