So, reading the LSE Growth Commission report. There’s the usual stuff about infrastructure, and they want both an infrastructure bank and an infrastructure planning commission (I remember that!) and crappy provision for small and medium-sized firms’ financing needs, hence a KFW-analogue. So far, so radical consensus. There’s also a weird fetish for academies; apparently we…Read More Our economic future: Other.
The woman who I am obliged to call “Crazy” Janet Daley is making sense: So what must we conclude? That, if anything, he [the prime minister] may be too facile with language and arguments? That, like a very bright but vaguely lazy student, he can pull out a gifted verbal performance when it is absolutely…Read More this is grass. we’ve been eating grass!
Speaking of the Simple Plan, I am assured that the Liberal Conspiracy piece is coming Real Soon Now. Meanwhile, I’m seriously considering offering it to Conservative Home.Read More Update
OK, so Jake Berry MP, a recent butt of ours. Strangely, in the last couple of weeks, that post has drawn massive amounts of traffic, over a thousand unique readers in four days, none of them leaving referrer strings. Weird. Anyway, I noticed this piece of his from just before he put down the shameless…Read More In which we attempt to redeem Jake Berry MP
You know Save Our Thing. It happens every other year in every British community. Some sort of public service is moving, or closing, or reorganising, and someone is agin it, and we are all asked to roll out, get fell in, and demand that they Save Our Thing. Some people, reliably, are convinced that if…Read More Against Save Our Thing