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The Cost of Brexit remains uncertain


The title of todays blog could be seen as the equivalent of a newspaper headline, in fact it is not from a newspaper although it is almost word for word, the title of a report from the Public Accounts Committee … Continue reading

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The enjoyment of envelopes


It appears that Donald spends quite some time studying envelopes before he opens them and focuses on the letters inside. On the other hand being President of the USA might not be as busy a job as one assumes it … Continue reading

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Government procurement must end monopolies


The publication yesterday of a report by two Parliamentary Committees into the collapse of Carillion brought back into the light information that was last published by the same committees back in February about the huge sums of money paid to … Continue reading

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Voluntary sector probation work must be fully resourced


When Chris Grayling was in office as Secretary of State for Justice between September 2012 and May 2015 he introduced a policy called Transforming Rehabilitation which had a devastating impact on the work of Probation in our nation. The impact … Continue reading

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Have the Tory Eurosceptics broken their moral compass?


News that Eurosceptic Tory MPs plan to call for a vote of no confidence in Theresa May if she is willing to consider remaining in the Customs Union show how deeply broken their moral compass is. Of course fractionally over … Continue reading

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Alexander (Boris), the far from great


The end of the political career of Boris Johnson must surely be in sight. His words last week regarding Putin are so far off the mark that they would barely raise an embarrassed chuckle from the friends of an inebriated … Continue reading

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Some fantastic people I have met


On International Women’s Day it seems an easy approach when it comes to my blog, to list some of the inspirational people I have had the privilege to meet. Just mentioning those in senior positions seems a bit odd, but … Continue reading

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