The Bill, which was last week backed by the British Medical
Association, seeks to reinstate the NHS based on its founding principles and
rid our health service of the inefficiencies and fragmentation of the
Phil England talks to Katrin Oddsdottir, a member of Iceland's 2011 Constitutional Council, about the process of drafting a new constitution, the aims of the new constitution, and the chances of it finally coming into effect.
Phil England interviews Gunnar Grimsson and Robert Bjarnson of the Citizens Foundation, pioneers of an open-source software platform, Your Priorities, which allows citizens to develop ideas to improve their areas and take more control of public spending.
The greatest reward of being a doctor - relating to patients as fellow complicated human beings - has been lost amidst the growth of tick-box, corporatised management that treats all doctors as if they were 'duffers'.
The Commission on Local Tax Reform
was set up by the Scottish government in February 2015 to consider
reform of local government taxation. In this article, submitted as
written evidence to the Commission, Iain McLean makes the case for a
land value tax (LVT).