- RT @dropthedebt: Greece’s misery shows we need bankruptcy for countries - @heatherstewart3 on the gaping hole in post-Crash reforms http://… 18 minutes ago
- RT @CJFDillow: Blogged: some Blairites seem to be under-estimating Blair's actual achievements: bit.ly/1EnrH68 1 hour ago
- RT @CJFDillow: Blogged: some anti-business policies are good for the economy: bit.ly/1ei69TO 1 hour ago
- RT @CJFDillow: Immigration to the UK has boosted exports, especially of services: bit.ly/1ccHSN4 1 hour ago
- RT @johnvanreenen: Dear Business Secretary: There is no productivity growth left @IPPR huff.to/1bTTtAB @HuffPostUK 1 hour ago
- The David Mellor quote at the end of this @politicshome piece on Brexit is priceless. polho.me/1KeuhAO 2 hours ago
- @NPickavance Will try and get a post out next week 5 hours ago
- One of the best things I've read on why Labour lost. gu.com/p/496pd/swa By @RajeshAgrawalUK 6 hours ago
- @NPickavance Fascinating piece. On a similar theme, did you see this? immersive.sh/resolutionfoun… 6 hours ago
- RT @AtheneDonald: What happens to head girls? Guardian bit.ly/1cUmY68 Do they go on to be the female leaders they looked set to b… 6 hours ago
- RT @DanRebellato: Why does Labour always behave as if it's been ENTIRELY REJECTED when it loses an election? You got 9.3m votes. The Tories… 7 hours ago
- RT @Wonkypolicywonk: Has the Labour party outlived its usefulness? | Selina Todd gu.com/p/496pk/stw < Quite possibly. 7 hours ago
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
- Flip Chart Cat
- Buccaneering Britain
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