- RT @owenferguson: "Millennials" aren't that different in work from previous generations, despite what some were predicting http://t.co/3Ywy… 2 hours ago
- Fact Check: did Labour overspend and leave a deficit that was out of control? theconversation.com/fact-check-did… via @ConversationUK 2 hours ago
- General election: ‘The British press at its partisan worst’ on.ft.com/1F5NMx0 via @FT 3 hours ago
- RT @stianwestlake: Not many jobs give you £50m to play with & let you work w the excellent David Willetts: @resfoundation seeks Director ht… 3 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: JOB: Director of Resolution Foundation, closes end of May, please share resolutionfoundation.org/director-compe… 3 hours ago
- Mr Garrahy and Mr Naidu want tougher immigration controls but Garrahy would probably describe Naidu as an immigrant. ft.com/cms/s/0/7b0b47… 3 hours ago
- RT @afneil: Tomorrow's front pages show British press at partisan worst. All pretence of separation between news and opinion gone, even in … 3 hours ago
- Still reckon Ed Miliband should just do the whole Ted thing. (Pic via @SimonHeath1) http://t.co/YtOi5dEDAt 3 hours ago
- @sunnysingh_nw3 @johnb78 He's worth 1,000 Eds. 3 hours ago
- If we got through 10 Milibands would that make a Centiband? twitter.com/drlangtry_girl… 3 hours ago
- @FraserNelson I'll believe you but a link would help. @scotsman 10 hours ago
- @TheWickedChild But there weren't very many. Michael Howard and David Cameron didn't harangue Blair about debt at PMQs. @FraserNelson 10 hours ago
- 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
- NHS: The elephant in the public spending room
- Don’t panic, Britain is not becoming ungovernable
- The decline in training: Are migrants giving employers a free ride?
- This recovery is still weak
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Monthly Archives: June 2010
Today’s Guardian reports on some unpublished Treasury documents which estimate the impact of the government’s planned spending cuts. According to these projections, for every public sector job lost at least one will be lost in the private sector too. Remember folks, you … Continue reading
No, I’m serious. We should send the rest of the government, Parliament and the Civil Service up there with them. There must be an old castle or country house around there that the Queen could use too. The government has said … Continue reading
I’ve written a couple of pieces before about our obsession with London being the world’s pre-eminent financial centre. It’s a useful shroud for the financial services industry to wave and it plays well in the British press. We used to have … Continue reading
John Redwood proves today that having a Cambridge degree and a background in banking still doesn’t stop you from talking bollocks about the economy. “Why are there cuts when spending is going up?” he asks, “Running all the key public … Continue reading
Remember Rose Gibb? She was the hospital chief executive who was given a payoff to quit her job after a Clostridium difficile (C.diff) outbreak in which 90 people died. After she had signed what she thought was a legally binding agreement, … Continue reading
Hey, the good news (or not, depending on your point of view) is that public spending is going to rise from £696.8bn this year to £757.5bn in 2015-16. (See Page 45 of the budget report.) This seems to have caused confusion … Continue reading
Unless it’s all a joke and George Osborne is just messing with us, he will be announcing big public spending cuts today. Some of the first people to notice will be those working in the public sector. According to the ONS, … Continue reading