Tag Archives: Matthew Hancock

Levenson part 2 and Tina Stowell etc


Yesterday two provocative decisions were announced by Matt Hancock, the Tory Minister for the DCMS Department (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport). The first was the decision to scrap part two of the Levenson enquiry despite promises by David Cameron in … Continue reading

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A Government heading for collapse?


The events of yesterday seem to indicate that at least four of the Ministers currently serving the Government and a Tory Vice Chair are incapable of making good or even honest decisions. My blog from yesterday relates to the decision … Continue reading

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A clear lack of accountability


When elected Government officers make decisions to spend public money in ways that are clearly outside of their remit and go against the advice of their civil servants, there needs to be some form of accountability for them and learning … Continue reading

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A lack of discrimination


A news report in Mondays Independent newspaper responds to the way in which young men and women from Independent Schools are able to gain advantage from their education and are disproportionately represented in the high ranks in Business, Public Sector … Continue reading

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A Government in chaos


This week the Government announced it was making changes to the Trade Union Bill which had been deeply unpopular with Trade Unionists and led to a number of high profile protests and demonstrations. Several tabloid newspapers have suggested this is … Continue reading

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Lets have substance, not just style


It appears that the Government and in particular the Cabinet Office Minister, Matthew Hancock MP have managed to win the case to spend an additional £80,000 per year to ensure our laws will continue to be printed on vellum, rather … Continue reading

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Many charities need a strategy


I wrote at the beginning of February about plans by Matthew Hancock MP, Minister in the Cabinet Office to gag all charities that receive public funding. This will put many charities into a very difficult position. The Government has begun … Continue reading

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