The Emperor’s New “Committees”

Yep, the press briefings in advance of tomorrow’s launch of Blair’s ‘Respect Agenda’ have started and already turned up this gem from the Grauniad. Regular “face the people” sessions, which will be open to the media, will see police officers, council staff and other officials forced to detail […]

Tony Banks

No shortage of eulogies in the blogosphere following his untimely death and not much really to add aside from the obvious – admiration for his own brand of ascerbic wit – and to note that as sports minister he was something of a rarity; one who you could […]