Proposal for an online certificated preparation for university scheme.

The impact of restricted learning since the onset of the pandemic will undermine the education of secondary and sixth-form students for several years. The negative impact will be not only on achievements in 16 to 18 school qualifications but also on the extent to which students may be adequately prepared for their lives and studiesContinue reading “Proposal for an online certificated preparation for university scheme.”

Ensuring online platforms declare origin of manufacture

Online purchases have soared during the pandemic but it’s clear that online platforms enjoy significant advantages over high street retailers. One minor change that would ensure that the rules are the same for both would be to mandate that origin of manufacture is declared prominently on all products sold online. It is often not possibleContinue reading “Ensuring online platforms declare origin of manufacture”

Develop UK capacity to manufacture vaccines and other innovative products.

The UK government should work alongside our scientists and investors to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity to bring the work of our scientists and engineers to the market and create wealth for the UK. Too often our R&D is adopted and put into production by manufacturers in other countries.     133-11

Increasing Resilience, through central government support producing stronger, more cohesive communities.

William Ernest Henley’s Poem, Invictus, clearly portrays the power of a human being when determined to achieve their goal, despite the odds, humans overcome. It captures too the quintessential British characteristic that has and can produce the best of human endeavor, but in a quiet, steady and progressive way where movement produces a forward momentumContinue reading “Increasing Resilience, through central government support producing stronger, more cohesive communities.”

Governmental funding for Mature apprentice Wage

Understandably the UK is a spearhead in providing help to less fortunate countries around the world. I for one don’t understand the red tape around certain decisions whether aid is submitted for military or security purposes, or whether 100% of all foreign aid spending is directed towards the causes it is intended. I believe evenContinue reading “Governmental funding for Mature apprentice Wage”

Holiday Vouchers in Support of Hospitality

Good evening, Since the onset of the Covid 19 pandemic there have been fewer opportunities to take holiday. I work for a small company that provides high end dairy products and plays a key role in supporting around 50 small farms across the UK. As a business we were initially concerned that the pandemic mayContinue reading “Holiday Vouchers in Support of Hospitality”

Moonshot: reskilling programme to supply workers for health and teaching, with mental health focus

One of the government’s “moonshot” programmes should be to eradicate all unnecessary psychological suffering in the UK. The target should be to make the UK the happiest country on earth. Not only would this, in time, significantly improve the nation’s physical health, but it would also create a more resilient society, which is economically dynamic,Continue reading “Moonshot: reskilling programme to supply workers for health and teaching, with mental health focus”

Share the cost and save society and the economy.

Rather than focusing on giving out vast amounts of money to support businesses and individuals a system of delaying, without penalty, those ongoing bills that are the things that will cause home and business loss to the economy and society. Direct financial support is also necessary but this should be at a level of thoseContinue reading “Share the cost and save society and the economy.”

How to run drug trials much more quickly than we managed in 2020.

[This is an answer to the question, “How can we run drug trials much more quickly than we managed in 2020?”] 2020 phase 3 vaccine trials averaged 107 days between starting phrase 3 and submitting data for approval. We can reduce this to 30 days (perhaps fewer) if we make it legal to infect volunteersContinue reading “How to run drug trials much more quickly than we managed in 2020.”