Robert-Tinker

Robert Tinker

Robert Tinker was senior researcher at the Fabian Society until August 2015. His research covers a number of areas, including public finance and economic issues, poverty and inequality and public services.

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Making the case for public spending

Making the case for public spending

Robert Tinker

Making the case for public spending – a report published by the TUC and commissioned from the Fabian Society – warns that severe spending cuts are already undermining public service quality, and that if the Chancellor doesn’t rethink his plans to cut spending further, public service outcomes are set to plummet.  Author Robert Tinker writes public spending cuts…

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Making the case for public spending

Robert Tinker

Making the case for public spending – a report published by the TUC and commissioned from the Fabian Society – warns that severe spending cuts are already undermining public service quality, and that if the Chancellor doesn’t rethink his plans to cut spending further, public service outcomes are set to plummet.  Author Robert Tinker writes…

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Why collaboration is key to the next stage of school reform

Robert Tinker

In 1996 Tony Blair put “education, education, education” at the heart of his programme for government. After almost 20 years of profound social and economic change, they remain sound principles for office. But while the goal of a world class school system should continue to animate social policy today, the toolkit employed to achieve it…