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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
You may remember ‘double devolution’; but if you do it’s probably because you are a politically progressive activist. Double devolution was the name given when Labour was in power by then Communities Secretary Hazel Blears, and her ministerial colleague Andrew … Continue reading
The Minister for Housing and Local Government, Grant Shapps, has it seems stepped into the debate up in Liverpool about whether to demolish the early home of ex-Beatle Ringo Starr, where Starr lived for three months (the home he mostly grew up … Continue reading
Local Government Minister Grant Shapps‘ letter in The Guardian today (17 December 2010) refers to the Government’s Localism Bill as a vehicle which ‘will restore local government to its former glory’, and thereby deliver the Big Society. But what sort … Continue reading