Policy Exchange Report on Cities

Policy Exchange Report on Cities

I haven’t had time to properly digest the Cities Unlimited report from Policy Exchange yet – too busy writing a conference paper – but the…

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Rhetoric and Reform

Rhetoric and Reform

The rhetoric surrounding the Brown government’s latest plans for welfare reform – published in a green paper today – has been fascinating. As Polly Toynbee…

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Massive IT Cock Up at HMRC

Massive IT Cock Up at HMRC

The UK’s Social Security system is no stranger to IT disasters. Recent ‘highlights’ include: the long term closure (almost two years to date!) of the…

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BarCampLeeds

BarCampLeeds

I am at BarCampLeeds today and, if the battery holds out, will be liveblogging the event! 11.00: TV 3.0 by Mark Sailes. Interesting idea: tagging…

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Making Policy in Theory and Practice

Making Policy in Theory and Practice

Making Policy in Theory and Practice (edited by Hugh Bochel and Sue Duncan) has just been published by The Policy Press. I have a chapter…

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