Rental Property Tenants – time for proper controls again in England?

 B&B life Having somewhere decent to live is an increasing problem here in the United Kingdom, don’t you think? Basically we have much too many people chasing far too few places. There are a number of problems that surround this dire situation though. One is that for decades we haven’t been building enough houses & […]

The Wealth Inequality gap – does anybody rich give a damn?

The wealth of the UK is increasingly being concentrated into an elite few – the rich are basking in getting exponentially richer, the poor are hiding in the increasingly bigger gutter, and those in the squeezed middle are progressively burying their head in the sand hoping their living standards will rise. Wealth is not simply […]

British Education – Problem that’s solved then?

A previous post here (Programme for International Student Assessment) recounted the demise of education in Britain, as demonstrated by the UK’s sorry performance in OECD’s PISA latest survey on the state of global education – Asian counties topped the pile, while we have dropped down to the mid twenties (fifteen years ago we were in […]