Category Archives: Quangos

In which I ruminate on fact and fiction …

*** Update – the Woolas decision *** I wonder if I’m the only one feeling a little troubled by Courts getting involved in elections. Who’s to say where this particular line will end up being drawn? All the parties, for … Continue reading

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In which I settle down for a nice cup of TEA …

I might as well confess this right away. The United States has always held a particular fascination for me. It’s my mum’s fault. For a young woman of her generation meeting Yanks in the war was truly Earth shattering. Confident, … Continue reading

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In which I warm my hands on the embers of that bonfire …

*** Bonfire update *** My attention has been drawn to the the Twitterfeed of the Secretary of State at CLG. Folks are bemused that Cabinet Ministers seem to think that claiming credit for the largest number of folks put out … Continue reading

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In which I try to be a comfort to quango colleagues on this their ‘day of days’ …

It’s going to be a hellish bad day (again) for many colleagues in all sorts of organisations. So this is for you as you contemplate the untruths that will be said about you and wonder what any of you ever … Continue reading

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