Author Archives: ianchisnall

About ianchisnall

I have a passion to see public policy made accessible everyone who want to improve the wellbeing of their communities. I am interested in issues related to crime and policing as well as in policies on health services and strategic planning.

Critical path in stopping Domestic Abuse


On Tuesday a report into Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence was jointly published by a number of national inspection agencies entitled “The multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse”. The report raises a number of vital issues yet appears to have … Continue reading

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The difficulty of advising arrogant people


In the world of politics making friends must be tough, bearing in mind that so much of what is said and done happens under the spotlight of the press. However even so it is often surprising when such people take … Continue reading

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Time for a quinquennial review?


In businesses and the charity sector, it is very common to hold medium term reviews of how well things have gone following a significant change. It is easy enough to give the impression of change over a six month period … Continue reading

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We need a renewable energy focal point


It is clear from my recent visits to the sea front and views from various parts of the Downs that the Rampion windfarm is fast developing, with apparently over half the turbines already in place. Last weekend I visited Lancing … Continue reading

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What to do with £140m of public money


The way in which we spend public money or rather how it is spent on our behalf varies wildly depending on ones point of view. This weekend Boris Johnson has written a piece in the Telegraph, once again promoting the … Continue reading

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Is this the end of the Tory Party?


According to this piece in i news by Will Tanner who was an adviser to Theresa May from 2014-2017, and Deputy Head of the Policy Unit during her first year in Number 10 the membership of the Tory Party is shifting … Continue reading

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A worthwhile point of view


According to this interview in third sector magazine, Rob Wilson who was Minister for Civil Society from September 2014 to June 2017 has some valuable perspectives, even if there are many elements I disagree with. He states clearly at the … Continue reading

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