Tag: Public spending

TANSTAAFL (Again)….

Whether you are a new mum wanting to make friends or a struggling parent needing support, children’s’ centres are an invaluable free service to many caring for children. Except they are nothing of the kind… However, government cuts and financial…

Leeches…

A teenager is suing the Met Police and Islington council for repeatedly holding him in a cell overnight. The 14-year-old’s case is being brought by charity Just For Kids Law, which argued that the boy was kept in the “unsuitable”…

‘Offensive And Upsetting’ To Whom..?

Gosh! At it again, civil servants? And what did they edit this time? *boggle* And despite it being swiftly restored, they seem intent on doing it again and again… Someone should be asking questions, about this misuse of government equipment…

Rent Seeking Par Excellence!

A learning disabilities commissioner should be appointed to protect the rights of vulnerable people in England, a report into the Winterbourne View scandal has recommended. Five years on from the Panorama programme detailing abuse at a private hospital near Bristol,…

If You Build It, They Might Not Come!

Certainly not if it’s going to bankrupt them: A new £6.4million bus station could become a ‘white elephant’ after operators threatened to boycott it. Two independent companies have said that unless the price of using the Accrington complex is reduced…

”Aww, it’s not for you. It’s more a Shelbyville idea.”

A record producer and businessman has called for a monorail system to be installed as an answer to growing congestion problems. David Courtney, born and raised in Brighton, has renewed his call for a “seafront rapid transport system” to shuttle…