A culture of revenue and profit-driven performance incentives has too often been misaligned with the needs of the public who fund and depend on these services. Margaret Hodge MP writes on the Public Accounts Committee's new report on the contracting out of public services.
By the time this
article is published, SNP membership numbers will have reached 100,000. As president of the European Free Alliance, I have never felt more optimistic about the potential success of independence parties in Europe.
It was the day,
seventy years ago this Tuesday, when the British Army at war with Germany
switched their allegiance, opening fire upon – and arming Greek collaborators
with the Nazis to fire upon – a civilian crowd in Syntagma Square.