To transform schools, sack bad teachers and hire great ones. It'll transform education - and the economy
The future of Britain won't be decided in a battlefield. It will be decided in a classroom.
It’s not cool to be snobbish about the world’s biggest talent contest – it just makes Britain look ridiculous
The Royal Charter gives politicians the power to decide what qualifies as acceptable journalism. They are the wrong people for the job
George Osborne’s only plan is to pray for recovery
Michael Gove has done more than any other minister to advance the Conservatives’ radical agenda
Angela Merkel is running out of nice things to say about David Cameron and the Tory rebels who are dictating…
Drift and disillusionment will lose Cameron the next election
The government’s failings have hampered his campaign but he must prevail
Advice from a successful – and tax-cutting – finance minister
Now is the time to skate Stockholm’s archipelago, says Fraser Nelson
The political philosopher Nassim Taleb has words of warning for the Prime Minister
Steve Forbes, the publishing magnate and former presidential candidate, is fighting for a flat tax
If you thought the EU couldn’t get any less democratic, meet the Frankfurt Group
How Islamists learnt to sue MI6
When Michael Gove first proposed ‘free schools’ four years ago, he could have been written off as another Tory daydreamer.
The independent advantage starts early – frighteningly early, if you’re a parent, says Fraser Nelson
There’s a social crisis coming, says Iain Duncan Smith, and we must act now to avert it
British poverty is normally a subject for comedy, rather than documentary.
David Cameron stands to beat the unions. But he must fight hard and fight now
Since oil was struck in the North Sea in 1970, it has fuelled dreams of Scottish independence.
Prince Andrew’s follies have shown the royal family who its friends are
The gulf between state education and independent schools grows wider every year, says Fraser Nelson – just look at the results
We are at war online – and we are losing
As high earners head for the exit, the Chancellor is about to learn the hard way that high tax rates mean less tax revenue
Fraser Nelson reviews the week in politics