- RT @benatipsosmori: Large cuts in public spending really affecting council services twitter.com/patrickjbutler… but govt riding high in the pol… 7 hours ago
- Very interesting this. Much of what EU is saying now it was saying in July, including no trade agreement until afte… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 11 hours ago
- RT @MattWhittakerRF: Public sector net borrowing was £52bn in 2016-17, in line with OBR forecast & 28% down on 2015-16. But it's projected… 12 hours ago
- RT @MattWhittakerRF: Full year public sector net debt figures also in line w/OBR projections: equivalent to 86.6% of GDP. 3 percentage poin… 12 hours ago
- RT @asentance: Global economy and consumers pulling UK economy in opposite directions. My comment on recent trends in @guardian https://t.c… 13 hours ago
- RT @ddhitchens: Michael Duggan asks Roy Hattersley about an intriguing counterfactual: catholicherald.co.uk/issues/april-2… https://t.co/WnNeBxS6NA 14 hours ago
- RT @LordPlutocrat: How the rich screwed the taxpayer. Again! Never learn do you, peasants? 😂 theguardian.com/news/2017/apr/… 14 hours ago
- @chris__curtis How new is this? Is it a Brexit thing or has age been replacing clasd for sometime? 15 hours ago
- RT @jdportes: Metropolitan liberal elite? @migrationwatch still claiming construction, social care etc are "low skill" jobs: https://t.co/… 15 hours ago
- RT @JamesMelville: British chips for British shoulders. #SuggestAPolicyForUKIP https://t.co/hi6AVbTlSY 15 hours ago
- RT @MigObs: Newly updated briefing: Settlement in the UK migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/resources/brie… 15 hours ago
- @DazNewman Sorry to panic you. 16 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: October 2010
If between 490,000 and 700,000 public sector jobs go, will redundant public servants find jobs in the private sector? Even they could create the jobs, would private sector firms be willing to employ former public sector workers? There is, to say the least, … Continue reading
We had a few disagreements about the power of social media at last week’s HR Unconference. I said that I don’t think Web 2.0 and the social networks it has spawned will cause a revolution – at least, not a revolution in the … Continue reading
In his call to arms for the Big Society, Nat Wei harks back to Regency and Georgian Britain, when social reformers emerged to set up the cooperatives, friendly societies, schools and housing charities that provided welfare during the nineteenth and early … Continue reading
Reflecting on this yesterday, there is a further point I meant to make but didn’t. The Observer’s ‘secret civil servant’ has beaten me to it this morning. Another problem with reforming the public sector is that it is so interdependent. You can’t do … Continue reading
Some bloke is ranting on about this on the Guardian cuts blog. Please leave any comments over at the Guardian. You’ll have to register but it’s free.
I think I’d get on well with Rowena Crawford from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. We certainly share a similar gallows humour. Her presentation after the June budget had a chainsaw on the front cover and her analysis of the spending review has … Continue reading