Tag Archives: Labour Party

The internal barriers to transparency


The current criticisms of anti-Semitism levied at parts of the Labour Party cannot be ignored by the rest of society. Our society is made up of numerous organisations and groupings whose internal culture can at times justify or cover up … Continue reading

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Government must work to their strengths


The public conflict that frequently emerges between parts of the Labour Party and parts of the Conservative Party regarding how public services and utilities should be owned and controlled, often appears to be a matter of ideology rather than a … Continue reading

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Will the response to Oxfam set a bar for business and politics?


One of the elements of the story that has blown up over the last few days is the response from No 10 and other political power bases regarding the support from our Government towards a charity which employed a small … Continue reading

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A centrist party is a non starter


The idea being promoted by ex David Davis aide James Chapman (@jameschappers) that the Tory MPs who oppose Brexit should align themselves to the Labout MPs who also oppose Brexit and then join up with the Lib Dems and Greens … Continue reading

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We need our Big Lottery Refund!


Last week, Crawley MP Henry Smith used his website to encourage his constituents to apply for the Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund. This opportunity exists across the UK. The fund consists of £3M of which one allocation will be £1M and … Continue reading

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Sitting in the wrong part of the room?


The latest comments made by Amanda Spielman imply that for once Ofsted, the agency she runs is focusing on the wrong group of people and organisations. However the conclusion she has reached will give a positive message to those who … Continue reading

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Lets have some consistency


The truth is that no matter how significant a persons role is, ultimately if they are no longer confident in their ability to carry out the work involved, then forcing them to remain in post is a mistake. Just over … Continue reading

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