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Should we war on public sector pensions?

In David Brownsey-Joyce on June 24, 2011 at 6:26 pm

The Government and Unions are now dug into entrenched positions on public sector pensions and need to take a deep breath before they start a full on war that will not benefit anyone, explains David Brownsey-Joyce. Read the rest of this entry »

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Can Whitehall trim the fat?

In David Brownsey-Joyce on June 13, 2011 at 7:00 am

News that Francis Maude is creating a centralised procurement team for UK Government departments has David Brownsey-Joyce wondering whether this idea will actually save the predicted amount or whether civil servants will resist to keep their financial independence. Read the rest of this entry »

I Like Driving In My Car

In David Brownsey-Joyce on April 22, 2011 at 5:50 am

The TaxPayers Alliance has published a report into council mileage allowances and Ministers are jumping on the bash a council allowance bandwagon, David Brownsey-Joyce looks at the report. Read the rest of this entry »

Removing the burden to business?

In David Brownsey-Joyce on April 11, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Last week the Government launched its two year initiative on bureaucracy in the hopes of removing red tape and freeing up business to grow the UK out of its current situation. David Brownsey-Joyce looks at the Red Tape Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

A promise you can’t keep

In David Brownsey-Joyce on April 6, 2011 at 9:26 am

Last week Simon Hughes came out with a statement that the Liberal Democrats were still committed to abolishing Higher Education tuition fees, something David Brownsey-Joyce finds hard to believe. Read the rest of this entry »

A Message Lost

In David Brownsey-Joyce on March 28, 2011 at 7:50 am

David Brownsey-Joyce is furious that all the hard work that went into the TUC March for the Alternative was lost by mindless idiots who destroyed what hope we had for a moderating the Government approved cuts to services. Read the rest of this entry »

Sort it out or pay the price

In David Brownsey-Joyce on March 23, 2011 at 7:29 am

David Brownsey-Joyce was shocked to hear of plans by one London council to fine its own residents up to £1,000 if they fail to recycle properly and fears that his council may introduce this policy next. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s the Point of the Census?

In David Brownsey-Joyce on March 14, 2011 at 9:26 am

Whilst David Brownsey-Joyce was filling out his questionnaire for this decade’s census he wondered what the real point of it was. Read the rest of this entry »

To Tweet Or Not To Tweet, That Is The Question

In David Brownsey-Joyce on March 7, 2011 at 9:49 am

A little fun this week from David Brownsey-Joyce who has mapped out all those councillors who have been caught out on Twitter. Read the rest of this entry »

Expect Resistance to the Cuts

In David Brownsey-Joyce on February 28, 2011 at 10:07 am

Andrew Lansley’s Health and Social Care Bill will meet resistance, explains David Brownsey-Joyce in the aftermath of the ‘Hands off our NHS’ demonstration in London. Read the rest of this entry »