- RT @MattWhittakerPB: Weekend reading from me reflecting on the @ONS social capital update and how it relates to the Prime Minister’s pledge… 5 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Possibly right that there needs to be a row. I found more interesting that the view ascribed to Number 10 of the EU is so… 5 hours ago
- @JonnElledge Cacklegoose Green. 5 hours ago
- RT @George_Osborne: In Downing Street - where you put him ... 10 hours ago
- @DavidHenigUK @AlexStevensKent This suggests quite a few people take advantage of it. https://t.co/c07SGvLFRj 16 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Those who believe Australia is a model for future UK trade policy presumably know that they have a single market type rel… 16 hours ago
- This is interesting. As my dad used to say, always look up. Fred Housego - History On Your Doorstep (1982) -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 18 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Folks, today I demonstrate one of my superpowers. At 12 noon, I shall simultaneously be on the BBC's #Moneybox, discus… 19 hours ago
- The Guardian reckons Ealing will have the largest increase in the number of tower blocks of any London Borough. Tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 hours ago
- RT @Williamw1: Job done: a poignant moment that perhaps deserves more airplay. The @BritishArmy has formally closed its last base in German… 20 hours ago
- What’s interesting about this is that, in recent months, people have joined the dots. Various local opposition grou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 20 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Spot on in defence of the Gini 23 hours ago
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- 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
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Monthly Archives: July 2012
I never expected to enjoy the Olympic opening ceremony nearly as much as I did. It was a fantastic showpiece for British creativity. As CNN’s Alex Wolff said, “If the guy in front of you zigs, it’s best to zag.” … Continue reading
Only a third of employees trust their bosses and 58 percent have a ‘not bothered’ attitude to their work, the CIPD announced earlier this week. These findings, based on the quarterly Employee Outlook survey, were greeted with alarm by many … Continue reading
The number of self-employed people has hit yet another record high. It’s becoming almost a monthly occurrence now, as are the arguments I keep having with people about whether or not it’s a Good Thing. They usually start with me … Continue reading
This may be the most chilling organisational behaviour post you read this week. For a change, the stars of the show are not humans; they’re ants. I’ve been fascinated by ants ever since I was a kid. My friends and … Continue reading
Despite living in Australia, John Band often has more of a grip on the detail of British news stories than many people here. As he explained yesterday, the taxpayer has not been fleeced by G4s over the Olympic security contract. … Continue reading
The England and Wales results from the 2011 Census were published yesterday. There was predictable alarm about the biggest population increase since records began. Immigration was a significant factor in the population increase. By adding a lot of twenty-somethings to … Continue reading
Immigration will save us from debt and spending cuts is the lead story in today’s Independent. The story is based on these graphs from the OBR’s annual Fiscal Sustainability Report. Ben Chu has more detail here. The High Migration scenario, … Continue reading