Illuminating piece by Norman L…

September 16th, 2012

Illuminating piece by Norman Lamont – truth is ERM fiasco wouldn’t have been much different under anyone else

Europe saying goodbye to oil-i…

September 11th, 2012

Europe saying goodbye to oil-indexed #natgas – Edison’s 450 mln euro discount on Qatari LNG holds hope for Europe

Many congratulations to Andy #…

September 11th, 2012

Many congratulations to Andy #Murray Read our 2011 paper on the causes of decades long decline of UK tennis market

Making of #Murray was down to …

September 11th, 2012

Making of #Murray was down to the intense commitment of his mother Judy and training with best in Spain – not the LTA

Very cheap photos from space o…

September 10th, 2012

Very cheap photos from space on the way – Atsa Team Successfully Fits Observatory Camera in XCOR Spacecraft

The euro crisis is not over an…

September 10th, 2012

The euro crisis is not over and is about to get interesting via @Telegraph – Roger Bootle dishes it out

Even with low interest rates &…

September 9th, 2012

Even with low interest rates & no bank or bank-lending crises, Canadians still aren’t repaying their debts early

Why I support elected PCCs – in a nutshell

September 8th, 2012

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Here goes;

There seems to be a sizeable difference of opinion between what the general public think the Police can achieve and what the Police think the general public actually want.  Elected PCCs should go some way to closing that gap. But this new system will take time to bed down. As political wags will tell you, sale the first test of a democratic society is not the first election, but the second and it’s just the same with these new elected officials. We will need a good 10 years of PCCs in order to tell how successful they have been.

And expect some failures as well as successes – which it what happens with democracy.

Gr8 piece – We Won the Open Da…

September 8th, 2012

Gr8 piece – We Won the Open Data Battle. Now Comes the Tricky Part. – evidence-based policymaking a major goal

Interesting piece but author o…

September 7th, 2012

Interesting piece but author overstates technology’s unicausality to job creation -The Future Of Work In America