Surely we all want Best Value for public monies?

I read wih dismay and frustration at the Charity Sector's response to the government's proposal that monies given to Charities by government organisations for services should not be used for lobbying. The Charity sector claim this is a vow of silence as they represent 'the vulnerable' against the Big Bad Government. But lets just clarify … Continue reading Surely we all want Best Value for public monies?

Citizen Involvement is key

I believe in order to successfully turn the bigger government policies into detailed effective practice, it is  important to involve the citizens the policy will affect in all stages of its development and implementation. This is about going far beyond what is often meaningless consultations and actually involve citizens as partners in the policy, taking … Continue reading Citizen Involvement is key

Well, the taxpayers pays for everything, don’t they?!

This was the remark made by a fellow ILF users and so-called activists when I challenged her to why she supported the high court case, as a waste of money, and I think it is a remark which really sums up the arrogance that now exists within the so-called movement. We have a generation of … Continue reading Well, the taxpayers pays for everything, don’t they?!