Playing ping-pong with childcare problems

You are a senior manager in a large and important organisation. One lunchtime, your boss discreetly calls you and a manager from a different department into her office. She tells you, quietly and seriously, that something has gone very wrong in an area of delivery for which the two of you share responsibility. She asks […]

The Citizens, The Mavericks and the Scotland Bill

The STUC was in high dudgeon today following the publication of the Scotland Bill, describing it, confusingly, as “not even the end of the beginning of progress to meaningful additional devolution”. Reading between the lines of their press release, they seemed upset because they didn’t get to see the Bill before it was published. Having […]