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Televised debates for the 2015 general election

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:39 PM 573 views

Just a week ago, the odds on Ofcom giving David Cameron an excuse not to enter the pre-general election TV debates may well have looked pretty remote. Seven days on; one pull of the Green flush in the rules-room of the communications…

Royal Mail privatisation

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:35 PM 702 views

The Coalition might be wise to reconsider reinventing the wheel before they help all those on our universal postal service to fall off You have to wonder at the emotional frenzy that is sparked by the talk of privatisation and…

Rail fare hikes and tough talk on welfare waste

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:32 PM 973 views

Today’s problems will not simply be solved by continually taking more from pockets when there is even less to replace it. With a 4.2% average rise in ticket prices hitting rail commuters today, just how long do politicians think that…

From the archive: Why government isn’t a business

/ March 3, 2013 at 8:33 PM 1,010 views

The word ‘business’ conjures up different meanings for different people, depending on their background and of course what exposure they may have had to its use or application. Most will agree that its use as a term suggests enterprise and…