- RT @FlipChartCat: Dave has just insulted Britain's 8.5 million cats. We demand an apology and compensation. Actually, forget the apology...… 6 hours ago
- RT @DuncanWeldon: Weak wage growth is keeping public borrowing high at the moment. Like so much else - deficit reduction will depend on the… 6 hours ago
- RT @BenChu_: Here's how major sources of UK tax have performed since the recession: http://t.co/ZiZhNyS5hi 6 hours ago
- RT @PubProfessor: After 9/11, Arabs offered support to US to take on extremists. Taken 13 years to get back there. 6 hours ago
- @UkUkitty @Nigel_Farage I did that during my finals. But I did have a politics exam the next day. 6 hours ago
- @Guy_Stallard @jdportes @MrRBourne @Frances_Coppola I think the Indie did when it was in the OBR report a couple of years ago. 7 hours ago
- @VeryBritishDude Way too intelligent and thoughtful. 7 hours ago
- RT @carolinejmolloy: Hats off to @hangbitch who's been doing campaigning journalism on plight of #FocusE15 for ages theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 8 hours ago
- RT @barclayswealth: 18% of the workforce are losing sleep worrying about their finances. #EBLive2014 #TweetaStat ow.ly/BDP7C htt… 8 hours ago
- RT @georgeeaton: My verdict on Miliband's speech: politically astute, intellectually coherent. But it didn't inspire. #lab14 http://t.co/Nz… 9 hours ago
- @BorisWatch @Frances_Coppola Actually, I had the chance at school. If only I'd known.... 9 hours ago
- @BorisWatch @Frances_Coppola I knew that! 9 hours ago
- The 2015 Dilemma (Revised Edition)
- Pirate Day joke
- Nine thoughts on the referendum result
- Breaking up the UK – everyone’s a loser
- The brutal maths of public spending
- Who saw the crash coming?
- Are we really about to split up our country?
- The Old Rectory Syndrome
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
Monthly Archives: December 2009
In a case bearing a remarkable similarity to that of Sharon Shoesmith, Salford City Council has dismissed its director of children’s services without compensation or pay in lieu of notice. Salford’s social services department failed to prevent the murder of two-year-old Demi Leigh Mahon, … Continue reading
It is surely a measure of how unpopular bankers are that even the Daily Mail sides with the government on the windfall tax. Whatever the practical problems of such a tax, and there are many, the moral and political arguments are stacked … Continue reading
Gordon Brown has delivered his much-trailed speech promising government efficiency savings. The Prime Minister repeated the promise to protect frontline services, made by Alistair Darling in April’s budget. The government’s plan has been given the title Putting the Frontline First, reinforcing the message that cuts … Continue reading