- 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: July 2011
Dress code angst has been a recurring theme on this blog because, over a decade after the introduction of dress-down Fridays, it is still causing problems. Yesterday’s Evening Standard carried the story of Peter Bingle, chairman of Bell Pottinger, being … Continue reading
Many conservatives argue there should be no need to raise taxes or reduce public service provision to bring down the UK’s deficit. Simply cutting out all that waste in the public sector, they say, would solve the problem. The mirror image of … Continue reading
Every so often, someone writes an article on words they don’t like. Sometimes they have a go at teenagers’ language, other times it’s business jargon. Those of us who follow John Rentoul on Twitter are reminded of his banned list … Continue reading
The National Audit Office published a report yesterday expressing some doubt about HMRC’s ability to achieve 25 percent cost savings over the next four years. Tax expert Richard Murphy put it more bluntly: They might just as well have said they can’t … Continue reading
The House of Lords report on behaviour change makes fascinating reading. Its overall conclusion is that persuasion alone is not enough to change the behaviour of large groups of people. Incentives and sanctions are necessary too. The ‘nudge theory’, which … Continue reading
Compare this: Rupert Murdoch, facing his first grilling from a parliamentary select committee, was being briefed this weekend by lawyers and a public relations expert who helped salvage the reputation of American chat show host David Letterman when he was … Continue reading
Andy Hayman’s protests about his treatment by the parliamentary committee last week have been drowned out by his critics. Those on the receiving end of media firestorms usually find themselves shouted down. Mr Hayman may not be the country’s most popular copper … Continue reading