UK Government
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Why UK government policies have failed to recruit enough teachers for years

6 min read
England’s secondary teacher shortage persists despite recruitment efforts and financial incentives. Systemic issues, political influences, and low acceptance rates for ethnic minorities hinder effective teacher supply planning.

How Sunak came up with disputed Labour tax figures – and what’s wrong with them

5 min read
In the first televised debate, Rishi Sunak claimed every working family would pay £2,000 more in tax under Labour. This figure, based on dubious Conservative calculations, has been widely discredited.

Teenagers have gone through enough – Rishi Sunak’s national service is too much to ask

4 min read
Rishi Sunak proposes reintroducing national service for 18-year-olds if the Conservatives win the general election. Critics argue it burdens youth already impacted by pandemic disruptions and severe cuts to youth services, worsening social and economic inequalities.

New data shows net migration falling − What’s actually behind the numbers

5 min read
Making election promises about migration numbers is much easier than keeping them.

Election 2024: Up to 8 million people are not properly registered to vote

4 min read
The general election on 4 July faces challenges, with 8 million potentially unregistered voters. Because of the Tory Government, voter ID is now required for the first time in a general election, and young people, especially students, are at risk of being excluded.

Chinese nationalist groups are launching cyber-attacks – often against the wishes of the government

5 min read
The Chinese Communist Party has inadvertently given the country’s nationalist movement influence that it’s struggling to contain.

Rising knife crime in London is linked to austerity cuts to youth services

5 min read
In 2023, London saw a sharp increase in knife and gun crime, primarily attributed to significant police funding cuts and austerity measures by the Conservative government, which undermined efforts to tackle the escalating violence effectively.
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