Will Tanner and Siobhan Baillie MP write for The Times Red Box on the importance of reforming childcare policy for a thriving economy. They write:
“The childcare system is not fit for purpose for three reasons. First, it is stymied by an overly rigid system of regulations that constrains childcare providers — being a parent requires flexibility, our system of childcare should too. Second, entitlements are overly complicated. Third, subsidies are too bureaucratic and arguably underfunded.
“[…] We are working together on a new report for Onward that will put forward serious ideas to fix the UK’s childcare market once and for all. We hope the government will seize the nettle on this vital issue — the economy will not get the growth we need without it.”
Read the full piece here.
Jenevieve Treadwell, Senior Researcher, writes for the New Statesman on the national importance of coastal revival and the political gains supporting this may yield.
Jenevieve Treadwell, Senior Researcher, writes for PoliticsHome on the importance of reviving coastal economies, discussing our recent report Troubled Waters.
Deputy Director Adam Hawksbee writes for the Times on opportunities to address the housing crisis and regenerate coastal communities.