Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Rick Muir

The care crisis

Labour must be bold in confronting the challenge of social care, argues Rick Muir England’s system of personal care for older and disabled people has been undergoing a quiet crisis for years. Despite multiple reviews...

The missing middle

The government’s laissez-faire experiment with our schools is depriving local people of a voice. Schools commissioners could provide the answer, writes Rick Muir The rapid expansion of free schools and academies has...

The axe factor

‘We’re all in this together’ proclaimed George Osborne during the election campaign. The government is evidently keen to summon up a mood of national common purpose to take the tough decisions...

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