‘Work’ for disabled people – where exactly is that coming from?

Most disabled people are NOT wheelchair bound Oh yes, disabled people have been in the news again. Good news, you might ask? Oh no. that never seems to happen, does it? What this time then? Well a major spat has arisen because Oxbridge educated Baron David Freud the Government Minister for Welfare Reform was recorded […]

The British Economy ‘fixed’ – dream on everybody?

The latest organisation to utter assurances that our economy is out of intensive care is the BCC– the British Chambers of Commerce, They are of course another lobbying group – on behalf of businesses this time, so they have some sort of axe to grind don’t they? They are predicting that our economy will optimistically […]

Full Speed Ahead on the UK Economy- straight into the Buffers?

The latest forecast from the IMF on UK growth is supposed to give some encouragement to the markets – but should it? They have issued the latest figures which predict growth of 2.4% in this next year. One might well ask what the hell do they know anyway – their forecasts have been widely and […]

Education in the UK – still well below Par & going Downhill?

It doesn’t matter how old you are, or how clever you are, or how worldly wise you are, or how cynical you are, or how optimistic you can be, or how poor you are – you can still be SHOCKED! And what could be more shocking to any of us than the Confederation of British […]