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Others have already proffered more complex analysis of the Osborne Budget that I can. Few however can be more angry than I about what it will mean for large numbers of our fellow citizens. You may be equally as appalled as … Continue reading
Today is the one hundredth International Women’s Day. Whilst I can’t speak for the first half of the past century, I recall fairly clearly most of the second half. And strangely – given that my early years were of necessity geographically … Continue reading
A story I heard about events which happened yesterday (Friday 7 January) seems to resonate with some current concerns of top people in maternity care. The tale goes that a leading and very large NHS hospital sent at least two expectant mothers home again … Continue reading
‘Some of us are in fear of our livelihoods; others only of our luncheon.’ Thus, with beguiling directness, wrote Matthew Parris in his Times article yesterday (1 January 2011: ‘Don’t kid yourselves. There must be victims’). ‘We are not … … Continue reading
Education in England appears to be undergoing not so much a policy review as sporadic and random assault, if recent decisions by Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, are any guide to what’s happening. First we have the school sports fiasco (personally … Continue reading