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Public services don’t work

I heard Nick Clegg on the Today programme recently extolling the importance of teachers in the education of children.  This is the chap who led his Liberal party to extinction and, over five years of coalition, held back the  Conservatives … Continue reading

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Why free services fail

Which UK public services have consistently failed to achieve good quality? Top of the list must be the NHS and our school system. Why?  I think four reasons: they are both massive near monopolies; they are heavily unionised; they are … Continue reading

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End of term report – Top of the class

The House of Commons is in recess after business on 17 July and will sit again on Monday 3 September.  The House of Lords continued to sit until the end of business on 25 July and returns on Monday 8 October.  … Continue reading

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