A case for education reform

Education today is largely administered and funded by the central government, however, this doesn’t have to be the case. Independent (private) schools have consistently out-performed state schools for decades – yet for many lower-income families, the choice to send their children to the former isn’t feasible. This has led to a great disparity in educationContinue reading “A case for education reform”

Inflation during the 1970s

Inflation isn’t a major issue in Britain today, with the inflation rate averaging at just under 2% over the past decade. However, those living in the 1970s weren’t so fortunate, with the inflation rate reaching 25% in 1975. Prior to the 1970s, economists thought that there was an inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation. However,Continue reading “Inflation during the 1970s”

The Economic legacy of the Coalition Government

Following the 2010 General Election, no party held an overall majority – with the Conservatives winning the most of any party with 306 seats. A coalition government comprising of the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats followed, marking the first coalition government since the Second World War. Both parties entered government in the wake of theContinue reading “The Economic legacy of the Coalition Government”