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Summary On the challenges Cambridge faces – with three Cambridge MPs at Cambridge Ahead Jon Vale’s write-up in the Cambridge News is here. Details of the event organised by Cambridge Ahead are here – including a list of speakers. They … Continue reading
Summary A wander through the messy world of partisan think tanks and campaign groups, & why Conservative-supporting ones run rings around Labour-supporting ones Following on from the end of my last post where I listed excerpts from a communications job spec … Continue reading
Summary Some thoughts on the trust gap between parts of the media and parts of the public in a social media age Polly Curtis of the Guardian tweeted: No sympathy for people spitting at journalists (obvs) but I am worried … Continue reading
Summary On how comments made in a party political capacity has led to repeated breaches of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 by Whitehall. I don’t normally throw accusations around like this lightly. If it were any other political party … Continue reading
Summary A timely issue given what’s happening in Cambridge Given what happened to Allan Brigham in my neighbourhood recently, it’s ironic that the venue for Mark’s energised performance at The Cambridge Junction on 29 Sept took place on the same privatised … Continue reading
Summary Watching the watchers watching the Shadow Chancellor’s speech to the Labour Party Conference 2015 The transcript of the speech is at http://press.labour.org.uk/post/130055656854/speech-by-john-mcdonnell-to-labour-party-annual, with a video on The Mirror’s site here. Given that Mr McDonnell had less than 15 days in … Continue reading
Summary Some thoughts on the party conferences from my electronic window into the world This post focuses mainly on the Lib Dems, Greens & Labour as the Conservatives are yet to have their conference at the time of posting. Still … Continue reading
Summary On the challenge of prioritising in the face of illness and a limited ‘window of activity’ It’s worth having a look at Black Dog Tribe at https://www.facebook.com/BlackDogTribe if you’re not familiar with this area. It’s been over 3 years that I … Continue reading
Summary Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench and newly liberated Labour MPs head to the trenches in the fight over new trade union legislation Labour’s new shadow cabinet is here: http://www.labour.org.uk/people/filter/c/shadow-cabinet The Trade Union Bill is here: http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2015-16/tradeunion.html The House of Commons briefing on … Continue reading