Opportunity, the Working Class, and Career Progression

I recently watched a fascinating documentary, “How to Break into the Elite” by Amol Rajan, who described in very compelling and human terms the struggle that the working classes face in breaking into the jobs market, in particular to careers that offer great opportunities. Race had an effect, but more so class. His own mentor, … Read moreOpportunity, the Working Class, and Career Progression

My Stance on Brexit

People often ask me what my stance on Leave vs Remain is. I voted to leave. I campaigned to leave. I was the joint constituency coordinator and led a small campaign coordinating team in my constituency. We managed to get a number of volunteers and between us, within weeks, we had delivered the constituency three … Read moreMy Stance on Brexit

Work and Training Opportunities for Young People

It’s great that our UK youth unemployment rate has been falling, and that it is significantly lower than the EU average. It’s also great that we have a strong programme of apprenticeships, and the emphasis on vocational training has increased. This widens opportunities, especially for those we are more vocational and technical. This is fabulous … Read moreWork and Training Opportunities for Young People