- RT @dougshaw1: Days like these wp.me/p2lDiS-lD > @FloraMarriott discovers the rest of the steel river. 1 hour ago
- RT @JohnGordonSaker: MISSING! My son Giles, last seen in St Albans Monday lunchtime. Please RT urgently. Call 01707 354000 #findgiles http:… 1 hour ago
- RT @MForstater: @KateRaworth tend to agree w@climatepolitics, Bowen, @diane1859. No growth is a dead end - Economy is not a Hamster http://… 1 hour ago
- RT @julijuxtaposed: Labour is hard work wp.me/p2SlQ8-k5 1 hour ago
- RT @TelegraphNews: Net migration into Britain has fallen by more than a third, according to fresh figures released today http://t.co/E5jFlT… 1 hour ago
- RT @GuardianData: Net migration to the UK: down 89,000 in a year gu.com/p/3g447/tf 1 hour ago
- @globethoughts Thanks for the RT 2 hours ago
- @Lawyer_rra Thanks for the RT 2 hours ago
- RT @HR_Gem: I wrote another blog. Sorry about that > Don't call me 'HR' wp.me/p2vibQ-33 #hrblog 3 hours ago
- "@PeterRisdon: @johnb78 @FlipChartRick @BorisWatch @Fat_Jacques Fitz is 'fils' really. Bastard thing was later adoption." > Beat me to it! 3 hours ago
- @BorisWatch @Fat_Jacques @johnb78 So Cambro-Norman then. 4 hours ago
- @BorisWatch @Fat_Jacques @johnb78 As does anyone called Fitz... 4 hours ago
- Whatever the UK’s problems are, leaving the EU won’t solve them
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow’s state
- Fixing A&E
- How to reduce your gender pay gap
- Thatcherite zeal? Or just a re-enactment?
- Who lost the 20th century?
- Lambic and geuze – a success story with a sour taste!
- Shares For Rights – Government quietly revives one of its stupidest ideas
- Did the left win the 20th century?
- Did Thatcher break the trade unions?
- Workplace rights for druids and pagans – if you supported Eweida, this is what you asked for!
- Scroungers, scumbags and soaring welfare costs
Monthly Archives: June 2009
At last a government minister has admitted that spending cuts are inevitable after the next election, even as Gordon Brown still tries to pretend otherwise. Despite the talk in the media of green shoots, last week’s OECD report gave the grimmest assessment … Continue reading
Andrew Rawnsley has a piece in today’s Observer covering similar themes to my post last week; that whoever wins the next election will have to make savage spending cuts, that it makes no sense to ring-fence the NHS from these … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of posts here this week. As I explained a while ago, I’m involved in a big corporate re-organisation at the moment and, as those of you with experience of such things will know, when you’re not … Continue reading
For a moment last week it looked as though Andrew Lansley was in deep trouble. He did something that, in David Cameron’s Tory party, counts as a cardinal sin. He came dangerously close to making a policy announcement. However, the Tory spin machine, … Continue reading
This is all starting to get a bit silly. We have Cabinet members resigning and calling for the Prime Minister to go, a group of Labour MPs doing the same and now the Guardian, Labour’s staunchest ally in the press, is … Continue reading
The day after the budget I expressed some doubts about Alistair Darling’s plan for public sector cost savings. It appears that I’m not the only sceptic. One of the Operational Efficiency Programme’s authors, former Logica CEO Martin Read is not convinced … Continue reading