The shocking picture that shows how bad the NHS crisis is

(Originally published at Yahoo News) The NHS is struggling under what doctors and nurses are calling the most intense strain it has faced in decades. And even despite people being urged to keep away from A&E, the demand is too high and patients are waiting up to 12 hours to be seen. So much so,Continue reading “The shocking picture that shows how bad the NHS crisis is”

Why teachers are so angry at Toby Young

(Originally published at Yahoo News) Free school pioneer and Spectator columnist Toby Young has been appointed to the board of the new higher education watchdog. The Office for Students (OfS) has legally come into force with a remit to hold universities to account over issues including vice chancellors’ pay and free speech on campus. TheContinue reading “Why teachers are so angry at Toby Young”

Eight charts that explain Theresa May’s ‘diversity Cabinet’

(Originally published at Yahoo News) It was meant to be the reshuffle that changed the Cabinet to reflect the growing diversity of the UK. At least six members of her Cabinet, the press were briefed, faced the chop. Young blood was to be given a chance – as were more women and non-white MPs. InContinue reading “Eight charts that explain Theresa May’s ‘diversity Cabinet’”