Social mobility

The battle for the middle ground

27 April 2010 15:53

The New Statesman has interviewed Douglas Alexander, who appeals, as Andrew Adonis has, to Liberal Democrat voters to back Labour…

Brown wants to discuss nothing besides the middle class

7 February 2010 16:34

Aspiration is Gordon’s middle name. The Observer has an extensive interview with Brown and though the classification has changed class…

An unequal contest

27 January 2010 15:29

Hague for prime minister? According to one of the wilder Tory theories, a hung parliament could force a humiliated Cameron…

Stimulating social mobility will take decades

27 January 2010 9:00

Another pallid dawn brings more statistics proving that Britain is riven by inequality – ‘from the cradle to the grave’,…

Love and marriage

1 December 2009 18:29

It’s all a bit of a puzzle. How will David Cameron incentivise marriage? In an interview with the Mail, Cameron…

The government’s greatest failing is ignoring advice

16 October 2009 9:06

On matters of mechanics, I take my mechanic’s advice; there would be little point in paying him if I turned…

The Tories provide the only route away from educational inequality

7 October 2009 12:47

The level of educational inequality in this country is appalling. I have heard the numbers that Michael Gove listed off…

Mandy’s class war avoids the real problems

10 August 2009 13:37

I don’t for a minute believe that Mandelson believes this class war nonsense, brilliantly rubbished by Melanie Phillips today. His…