Blogs

12. 09. 2016
I was in Birmingham ten days ago, for the Green Party Conference, and arrived at the very moment that Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley were declared the new Co-Leaders of the Green Party – the first formal job share for any party leadership position. This is such good...
25. 08. 2016
Last week was just about the most anxiety-inducing in the entire year for UK universities, waiting nervously to see how well they had done in the increasingly important ‘competition’ for students, hedged in as they are by ever greater pressure on core funding. I can...
21. 08. 2016
It doesn’t take long for the shine to go off a newly-appointed Prime Minister, does it? Yesterday’s obesity anti-strategy was a disgrace – and apparently all down to Theresa May herself, for fear of causing potential economic difficulties by stopping food...
Energy
04. 08. 2016
On Friday last week, within a few hours of Greg Clark (Secretary of State at the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) announcing that the UK Government would be reviewing the whole Hinkley Point situation, the Times came out with a thoroughly damning...
China, Energy, Government
26. 07. 2016
There’s one constant thread running through the post-Brexit chaos: if ever there was a time to bring people together to help transform our corrupted and dysfunctional political system, through some kind of progressive alliance, this has to be it. The depths plumbed through...
Politics