- @Frances_Coppola Are you going to fillet this polemic? 1 hour ago
- @Frances_Coppola Doesn’t that assume that the Cold War is actually over? 1 hour ago
- RT @Gilesyb: You can find a fair smattering of nonsense in this piece by Louis de Bernières - I'd pick the blithe belief in "Johnson pullin… 1 hour ago
- RT @chrishanretty: "Louis de Bernières on Brexit" is more or less what you would expect from a 65 year old man living in Bungay https://t.c… 1 hour ago
- @johnb78 @djackmanson ‘In every generation, the British Parliament seems to be dying.’ researchgate.net/publication/30… 2 hours ago
- RT @dlknowles: Every time I go to a supermarket in America I find myself missing Tesco and if that isn't a sign that American capitalism ha… 2 hours ago
- RT @oldtrotter: The reason the monarch moved around the country was to demonstrate power, not to give it away. That was the purpose of Henr… 2 hours ago
- RT @johnb78: Although the Express/Python thing is funny, it is worth remembering that the current UK passport says QUIM at the top of it in… 2 hours ago
- RT @ProfDaveAndress: How "quick on its feet, and responsive" can you be against a shameless looter who will tell one lie in the morning, an… 2 hours ago
- RT @BEERG: The level of delusion displayed in this article is staggering, on so many levels. Apparently, where the UK has ended up on Brexi… 2 hours ago
- As President Woodrow Wilson said, “I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” twitter.com/simonheath1/st… 2 hours ago
- This is, er, an interesting corporate approach to monitoring employees’ financial well-being! (HT @dds180) twitter.com/oregonprogress… 2 hours ago
- The Hoaxer
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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Monthly Archives: January 2011
Thursday’s post discussed how difficult it is to make public sector processes more efficient. That goes some way towards explaining why public sector organisations find it so hard to make cost savings and productivity improvements. However, there are also wider organisational factors which can frustrate … Continue reading
With the government demanding that the public sector do more with less, much has been written about public sector productivity and efficiency recently. I sometimes wonder if there are more people writing about it than actually doing it. That might … Continue reading
The head of the government’s Independent Commission on Banking, Sir John Vickers, confirmed at the weekend that a break-up of Britain’s banks is being considered. The idea has widespread support from across the political spectrum. Nick Clegg called for such a break … Continue reading
Editors of the British Medical Journal, Tony Delamothe and Fiona Godlee, have written a scathing assessment of Andrew Lansley’s proposals for the NHS. They are writing from a doctor’s perspective rather than a manager’s yet they draw almost identical conclusions to the ones I came … Continue reading
Since I last did an update like this a number of new blogs have appeared on my radar. Richard Blogger writes Conservative Policies Dissected. No prizes for guessing his political views but what I like about Richard’s blog, that is lacking from … Continue reading
In today’s Guardian Andy Beckett paints a picture of what Britain might look like in 2015, once the government’s reforms are in full swing. It is a balanced article and he has taken soundings from a number of people with varying … Continue reading
Two articles yesterday claimed that bonuses don’t work. One from Simon Caulkin in the Daily Mail and the other from Aditya Chakrabortty in the Guardian. Both cite high bonuses in the financial sector, and the subsequent catastrophic collapse of many banks, as evidence … Continue reading