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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dumbing down? I wish…

Written on August 15, 2012 at 8:14 pm, by

If you google ‘Quentin Letts’, ‘Daily Mail’ and ‘dumbing down’ you get more than one result. Last week he was reporting concerns that parliamentary bills were being formatted too clearly. In a piece entitled ‘Dumbed-down parliamentary Bills should be in plain English…rather than just plain daft’ Letts reports on concerns raised by a member of the  Continue Reading »

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Written on August 3, 2012 at 9:05 am, by

You made a great start with the heading, LloydsTSB, but keep going!

We need to talk about data

Written on August 2, 2012 at 8:41 am, by

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee normally spends its time berating government departments for their real or imagined failings in managing government spending (a task for which their current chair, Margaret Hodge, is well suited.) But they also look at wider questions of value for money and their latest report looks at progress with  Continue Reading »