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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.


Supreme Court London

Legal action by judges and firefighters could have repercussions for public sector pensions

The court of appeal and two employment tribunals have ruled against the government in two cases relating to judges’ and firefighters’ pension schemes which could have far reaching consequences for other public sector pensions.


wind turbine engineers

Energy policy should be led by experts

Text of a speech given by Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy at Prospect's Energy Summit in Westminster on 4th April 2019 


Space suit diagrams

NASA spacewalk stumble

When it comes to celebrating diversity in science, technology engineering and maths (STEM), few organisations have the profile and the reach of NASA. To the army of activists, authors and academics working to write women back into the story of science, NASA is something like a fairy godmother. With a...