Prospect blogs

Prospect members at Tolpuddle festival

Hold a union meeting under a tree on 19 July 2019

Prospect organiser Chris Perry explains why trees are part of our political, social and cultural history

sad child alone in playground

Tackling school exclusions needs funding and resources

Problem of school exclusions will not be solved without extra resources

Regulatory inspectors working for HSE

Health and safety crimes and punishment

Prospect fears that stronger penalties for health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences would lead to greater strain on the Health and Safety Executive’s resources have been realised.

Sitting an exam

Sats exams are for the schools, not for pupils

"At the moment you have tests which are taken at the end of primary school…and one of the many concerns that people have is that that completely narrows teaching during the final year of primary school."

Why we need our regulators – and why we want to hear your views on what they do

From food to transport and from the environment to utilities, societies and economies rely on effective regulation.