The real political question is what does the current leadership stand for? A bigger issue perhaps than the fate of one politician, however senior.
The heavily trailed Industrial Strategy document was released this week, 250 pages of gloss and colour. And credit where it is due - it is significant and serious news when our Prime Minister asserts their belief that “a strong and strategic state…intervenes decisively wherever it can make a difference.” Brown or Blair could have penned … Continue reading New Podcast: When Is An Industrial Strategy Not An Industrial Strategy?
Ryanair's woes continue: You know things are bad when you turn on your own staff.
The importance of concerted action to arrest and reverse declining membership levels can never be over-stated or repeated too often. And this is an existential crisis partly of our own making.
Fabrication, dissembling, being “économique avec la vérité” is seeping into everyday discourse on a wider scale and to a greater extent. It's time to stop the lies.
Supporting equal pay is as much in my interests as those who, statistically, I am paid more than.
It’s not been a great week for the mother of parliaments. Sounds like we need a beefed up Committee for Standards in Public Life. They’ve a big job to do.
(Photocredit: James Sloan/Getty) On Monday MPs gathered in the Commons chamber for a statement from the leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom. For the first time women outnumbered men. The subject? Sexual harassment by MPs. Great that there was a statement. But a pretty weak response to what looks and smells like a scandal. Excellent … Continue reading Is Union Recognition Key To Addressing Westminster “Sex-pest” Culture?
The train of appropriate regulation of this economic space has left the station and gathering speed. Deliveroo either needs to buy a ticket or get left behind.
The tower block’s silhouette is as a black hole from which no warmth, light, life or hope escapes.