Our inner cities need troops in the classrooms, write Tom Burkard and Captain AK Burki (a British Army Officer) in ‘Something Can Be Done’. This Centre for Policy Studies report outlines how their ‘Troops for Teachers’ proposal could soon become reality in Greater Manchester.
Given the level of distrust about the financial sector and politicians, the Coalition must ensure that large profits from future bank sales are not creamed off by underwriters, says John Chown. In his Centre for Policy Studies Pointmaker ‘No to underwriting: How the government can avoid being ripped off,’ Chown outlines how any future distribution process must be transparent and not open to exploitation of financial intermediaries.
We've tried everything else – and each year, social mobility falls, employers grumble again about declining standards of school leavers and universities still have to dumb-down their courses a bit more.