Monthly Archives: March 2011

Shall we municipalise the MoD?

Over the past few weeks we have had ever more terrible stories about the procurement ability of the Ministry of Defence. They send soldiers to battle with guns that won’t fire; procure all major contracts years late with a massive … Continue reading

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Lib Dem Ministers Act on Capitalisation

Press Release   Lib Dem Ministers Act on Capitalisation “I am delighted that at least Lib Dems in Government are listening to the pleas of local government. Today an increase in capitalisation is being announced which will increase by 50% … Continue reading

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Labour still don’t get it

Tonight I will be attending the budget meeting of Liverpool City Council. I have great sympathy with all the councillors present tonight and indeed across the country – especially those that control councils. We have all been stuck in an … Continue reading

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Taking on Shirley Williams and the NHS!

It is with some trepidation that I venture in my first Blog for March to take on two venerable British Institutions – Shirley Williams and the NHS. I have massive respect for Shirley and even remember being devastated when she … Continue reading

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