Sunday Schools and Government Inspections. #politics #religion

There has been some discussion over the English Department of Education policy for Out-of-school education settings: The policy is part of the UK Governments counter extremism policy. You can read the call for responses to the policy which includes the policy proposal and some questions the Government are wondering about here. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/480133/out_of_school_education_settings_call_for_evidence.pdf What is this […]

Stop South Lanarkshire changes to free bus transport to school. #localpolitics

In these heightened times of political attention. That major parties are falling over themselves to tell how they will circle the tricky square of reducing the deficit while promising not to raise taxes, it is a magic act worthy of Penn and Teller. This ability not to raise taxes and keep providing services is a […]

#politics – one of the classic blunders … never get involved in a land war in Asia

You only think I guessed wrong! That’s what’s so funny! I switched glasses when your back was turned! Ha ha! You fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders – The most famous of which is “never get involved in a land war in Asia” – but only slightly less well-known is this: […]

#IndyRef – Politics as a state of flow

The recent #indyref in Scotland has been breathtaking. The volume of sources, thoughts, perspectives, interviews and comments has been tremendous. This ongoing noise has led anyone trying to keep up struggling. As someone who keeps a distance on such things, it was amazing to see. This amazement has carried on in the day after the […]

scottish executive/government

Spot the difference compo…Before… After… The Scottish Executive have decided to change it’s name to the Scottish Government.Apparently most people don’t understand the term executive. In order to make this happen, The executive/government are spending £100000, changing the name of the executive/government. This is strange, Possibly, it would have been better to have worked on […]