Disability has reduced a formerly active individual physically but not mentally. In 2009 I was required to take medical severance due to Multiple Sclerosis. I remain Senior Research Fellow at the University of Surrey and active in research interests. I have direct experience in policy formulation, teaching and journalism.
David Cameron is seeking to contain government spending which will include the police. How do negotiations between government and police play out to achieve a favourable solution that keeps both parties happy?
The bottom line from all this is that the underlying performance of the economy was probably somewhat better than the headline figure of -0.7% would suggest, having regard to the extra bank holiday and to the poor weather. However Britain remains stuck to this stop-go cycle of poor growth.
The euro, while a bold idea, is being tested at the moment. Whilst British exposure to Greek debt is more limited, there are a number of countries where their banks are more disposed to the possibility of Greek default.
As most British universities recommence for the next academic year, many fledgling learners will be starting on these courses as the last cohort of students to go through university without the up to £9000 debt annually.
Electoral reform of some sort has long been an objective of the Liberal Democratic Party. More recently they have increased their support but electoral reform has long remained an objective. Over the last forty years there have been two hung parliaments. The first in 1974 and more recently in 2010.