article 04 November 2015 UK
Students protest over plans to increase their debts

Students protest in London against a student loans system that already costs them some 40,000 over three years, and is set to become even more expensive, especially for those on low incomes.

article 15 October 2015 UK
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First new grammar school for 50 years given go-ahead

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan approves a new 450-pupil selective school in Sevenoaks. Defence Minister and local MP Michael Fallon says he's "thrilled", but are grammar schools on the way back?

post 20 April 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron profile: Gary Gibbon speaks to the Conservative leader

If he did get back in, what sort of David Cameron would we see? The long gone husky-cuddling eco-warrior won't make a reappearance presumably.

post 14 April 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Conservative manifesto: sober, but with some cross-dressing

The Tories wanted to play what they see as their good management card at today's manifesto launch. But their plans still contain some smoke and mirrors.

post 06 March 2015
Read more on FactCheck Does the growing migrant population give more than it takes?

Immigration is rarely out of the headlines. With Ukip making it a key election issue, David Cameron has had to sit up and take notice. Here are the facts.

post 27 February 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Dancing to the tune of a tuition fee cut

Even sceptics acknowledge that reaction they've seen among young voters to the tuition fee reduction announcement is stunning.

post 27 February 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: will Labour's tuition fees cut help the poorest students?

Labour says its plans to cut tuition fees will make the system "more progressive". Others says poor students will be worse off. Who's right?

post 27 February 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Labour's 400 maintenance grant sweetener

As well as cutting tuition fees by a third, a Labour government would give students an extra 400 a year for their maintenance grant.

article 17 February 2015 UK
Cameron: Neets must do unpaid work for benefits

Young people out of work, education or training for more than six months could be made to do unpaid community work to get their benefits, Prime Minister David Cameron says.