- Or, to put it another way, it’s the earliest Thursday sunset of the year. It’s a really crap day to have an election. 7 hours ago
- 12 December is the darkest Thursday evening of the year. In London, it is almost the earliest sunset (which is a da… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: Look at him grinning his way through this. It’s all just a game. twitter.com/hannahITV/stat… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: That’s the Christmas decorations up. https://t.co/IDLHU7JLfD 7 hours ago
- RT @nicktolhurst: Im a LibDem. Everyone here knows that by now. But seriously LibDems - whether activist, supporter or voter - if you are… 10 hours ago
- @DazNewman @jamespike29 I suppose ‘Empowered to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the flexible labour market’ might not fit. 11 hours ago
- RT @FinancialTimes: “I cannot imagine any previous generation of Conservatives putting at risk the union in the way that has now happened,”… 14 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: "The country is flagging because Kings and Queens are struggling to migrate here, leaving us without the vital car window… 14 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: This sounds amazing. An immigration system based not on market demand but on letting in those with titles toffs think mi… 14 hours ago
- RT @anneapplebaum: "This election has been marinated in mendacity: big lies and small lies; quarter truths and pseudo-facts; distortion, di… 16 hours ago
- In case you weren’t depressed enough already... twitter.com/prospect_clark… 18 hours ago
- @anandMenon1 @benatipsosmori @epkaufm @BobbyDuffyKings @h_shrimpton @TheEconomist @resfoundation Yep. Don’t forget SKIing. 1 day ago
- 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
- Away day to nowhere
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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