Category Archives: Economics

A strange subject to write about for someone who sometimes struggles to add up. However this is economics as it applies to the social and cultural fabric of our lives together.

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) please change tactics


For the last 10 years I have been working for a small business which has grown over that period and from time to time we have been successful at winning significant contracts for various parts of the public sector such … Continue reading

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Parliamentary incompetence goes beyond Boris’s campaign


When considering the performance of our Government at the moment it is hard to look beyond the poor quality interviews and debate that Boris and Jeremy are taking part in. However this statement by Nadhim Zahawi proves that we need … Continue reading

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An urgent review of Construction economics is needed


The latest example of a major building company that has gone bust whilst working for the public sector should raise sufficient concerns amongst the LGA and Government for them to carry out an urgent assessment of their own processes. The … Continue reading

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A positive Government STEM strategy has been challenged


One of the very positive aspects of the House of Lords is their ability to challenge the approach being taken by the Government of the day. In many cases these challenges are vital. However it is always concerning when competent … Continue reading

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A clear reason for endorsing Jeremy Hunt


The choice about to face 120,000 to 160,000 Tory party members is far from clear, both prospective leaders of their party have very substantial failings in far too many areas to be credible party leaders, let alone to then be … Continue reading

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Is this why Trump opposes Huawei?


When my last Blackberry mobile phone was damaged beyond use and my provider offered me a Huawei device as an alternative to Samsung, I took their advice and now have a Huawei mobile phone. For at least one reason that … Continue reading

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Why Revoking Article 50 should be the way forward


This is a fascinating article that emerged through social media over the last few hours which explains why departing from the EU if it is to be effective demands an entirely different approach to the one which our Government has … Continue reading

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