Author Archives: Lucy

Wearing Theresa May’s shoes…

Imagine if last summer you were in Theresa May’s shoes; you’d just inherited a party and country that had voted to Leave the EU, while you had (reluctantly?) voted to Remain. Setting aside your own preferences, but remembering that you … Continue reading

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Universities and higher education

Tomorrow MPs are due to debate the Higher Education Bill.  It therefore seems to be a good time to make a few points about post-school education. Let me start by saying that I went to university, enjoyed three years there … Continue reading

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After the referendum

On Thursday roughly a quarter of people in the UK voted to leave the EU.  Roughly a quarter voted to stay.  A quarter who could have voted didn’t and a quarter living here were unable to vote because they were … Continue reading

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Imagineering. Where is travel going?

By the end of this year there may be the first driverless cars on our roads.  Not science fiction, but science fact.  We already have unmanned planes in our skies – drones.  How soon will these be combine to become … Continue reading

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