Monthly Archives: August 2013

The NHS – we can’t go on like this

A somewhat triumphant lady lawyer on this morning’s Today programme was celebrating her success in preventing the Health Secretary from sorting out an unholy mess in some of London’s hospitals.  I thought her smug pleasure at having cost the NHS huge … Continue reading

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Parking the problem

This morning’s Daily Mail advises us that local councils are making huge profits out of motorists through increased parking charges.  This follows a report from The RAC Foundation showing a £565 million surplus in 2011/12 by councils in England from on-street … Continue reading

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Some planning common sense – at last.

While drawing breath from attacking local councils for putting up parking charges to fill the gaping hole in their finances caused by savage cuts in central government funding, it seems that Eric Pickles and his Department for Communities & Local Government … Continue reading

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