- RT @election_data: Winners of seats on the M62 corridor in 2005 (left) and 2017 (right): https://t.co/vCpTbQuz5B 6 hours ago
- A shadow is cast wherever he stands Stacks of green paper in his Red right hand 6 hours ago
- Surely he's been doing that for more than 20 years... twitter.com/piersmorgan/st… 6 hours ago
- RT @Wonkypolicywonk: @FlipChartRick Fuck off and join the Tories. 6 hours ago
- Nights drawing in from this evening. ukweathercams.co.uk/sunrise_sunset… 7 hours ago
- RT @ChrisGiles_: Let's face it, it's not a lot per person per year for everyone in the UK. We're all spending about £7 each a year to keep… 8 hours ago
- @TACJ @Metatone2 Would the DUP support a no confidence vote? 10 hours ago
- @TACJ @Metatone2 I am genuinely baffled. Even a grand alliance of the left(ish) still wouldn't have the numbers to… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago
- RT @Gus_ODonnell: Here is my take on this minority government. It will make us nostalgic for coalition prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/no-pr… 10 hours ago
- Perhaps I'm being thick here but all that aggro and loads of ammo for the opposition for 10 votes? Is it worth it? 10 hours ago
- RT @ExcelPope: In case you haven't seen it, a really clear explanation of our post-Brexit options. https://t.co/oi77bkMsvn 15 hours ago
- RT @Scientists4EU: More commentators discussing "turning back" as a sensible option. And why not? We're in a try-before-you-buy stage & Bre… 15 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: September 2010
The public sector has been hit by merger-mania. The London Boroughs of Camden and Islington are to share a chief executive, as are a number of district councils including Christchurch and East Dorset and West Devon and South Hams. Some … Continue reading
As inevitable as the clocks going back and those interminable M&S adverts, the dark nights will feature another series of The Apprentice. The candidates’ profiles, for what they are worth, are already up on the BBC website. Alas, we will never know how … Continue reading
A tweet from Michael Carty this morning reminded me of the demotivational slides series which I posted about in this blog’s early days. Despair Inc have added a few more since then. This one is absolutely spot on. When the winds of change blow hard … Continue reading
There seems to have been a rash of new public sector blogs appearing in the last couple of months, probably in response to the massive upheaval the sector is facing. The Redundant Public Servant I mentioned last week and he seems to have … Continue reading
Suffolk County Council summoned up the ghost of Nicholas Ridley yesterday when it announced its plan to contract out almost all its service provision to external organisations. Older readers may remember Mr Ridley’s vision of local government – a council meeting once … Continue reading
A couple of months ago I reflected on the potential clash between the Big Society and our litigious culture. How, I wondered, will small organisations taking over local services cope when faced with legal claims, once the support of the … Continue reading