Tag: Public spending

Peelian Principles…

It is the voice-activated device that millions of Britons use to play music, order groceries or check on the weather. Now police are exploring whether an Amazon Echo could be used by victims and witnesses to report crimes without getting…

Cause Of Death: Political

Well, lord knows, I’m not the biggest fan of Teresa May, but I doubt she’s King Herod! What’s behind this headline? Barry Kushner, Labour cabinet member for children’s services, said babies in poorer parts of Liverpool were 50% more likely…

Council Priorities…

Blackburn with Darwen Council is seeking designation as a ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Borough’. It’s executive board last week agreed to take measures to secure official approval for the title. …what, you thought it was all cleaning the streets & keeping the…

TANSTAAFL (Again)….

Whether you are a new mum wanting to make friends or a struggling parent needing support, children’s’ centres are an invaluable free service to many caring for children. Except they are nothing of the kind… However, government cuts and financial…

Leeches…

A teenager is suing the Met Police and Islington council for repeatedly holding him in a cell overnight. The 14-year-old’s case is being brought by charity Just For Kids Law, which argued that the boy was kept in the “unsuitable”…