Tag Archives: john healey

Is John Healey as dumb as a bag of spanners?

In the grand scheme of things, not a lot of people know the rules MPs are subject to when it comes to using parliamentary stationery.

If you were an MP with a boatload of postage-paid envelopes, you could probably abuse them with impunity, and send them out unsolicited to 95% of your constituents without getting any redress.

But there is one group of people who are much more likely to know the rules: people who work in politics. A subset of those are councillors. And if you are really keen on getting shopped to the House authorities, who best to …

Posted in Parliament | 7 Comments

Daily View 2×2: 10 December 2009

Good morning and welcome to Daily View. 10th December is the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death and the first awards of the Nobel Prize in 1901. Today we also sing happy birthday to Emily Dickinson and Ada Lovelace.

The numerical elements of this post break down a little, as you’ll see.

Must-Read Blog Posts

What are other Liberal Democrat bloggers saying? Here are some posts that have caught the eye from the Liberal Democrat Blogs aggregator:

OnePlace to rule them all

As we reported yesterday, the Audit Commission launched One Place, a website listing government inspection results of all local authorities. And reviews of their own councils have been exercising some Lib Dem bloggers since the site came back up yesterday afternoon:

Posted in Daily View | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and | Leave a comment
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarThomas 9th Apr - 12:28pm
    Phil Beesley - " Supply chains. In the UK today it is easier to buy underwear from Indonesia than a packet of paracetamol. We know...
  • User AvatarTom Harney 9th Apr - 12:23pm
    Thank you for this, Mary. I read it each time. It has become an addiction. Today the issue of Zoom, Skype and so on interested...
  • User AvatarPeter Hirst 9th Apr - 12:19pm
    Resisting infringements of liberties caused by public health emergencies such as Covid 19 is not as easy as those around security because health is so...
  • User AvatarThomas 9th Apr - 12:18pm
    TCO - it's pretty clear that the majority of Libdem members are left-leaning, whereas people like you are in the minority.
  • User AvatarTom Harney 9th Apr - 12:10pm
    I would query whether the actions on the virus are authoritarian. If the large majority of the population either support restrictions or say they should...
  • User AvatarPeter Martin 9th Apr - 11:17am
    @ JoeB, An interesting study of street crime! it's likely going to be much the same story in the UK as the USA. Many of...
Mon 27th Apr 2020