Demographic Audit: Diversity of Appointments to Public Bodies

Gavin Freeguard | Posted 27.08.2016 | UK Politics
Gavin Freeguard

The percentage of appointees (and re-appointees) who are women is at its highest-ever level - 45.2% of appointees where the gender is known. This has increased from 33.9% in 2011/12.

Put Melanie Phillips in Charge of Equality and Human Rights

Max Wind-Cowie | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Politics
Max Wind-Cowie

Boris Johnson provoked both glee and outrage when he wrote, in his regular Telegraph column, that the next Director General of the BBC should be a Tory. "Imagine", opined Alastair Campbell "if we had said what Boris said". The difference, of course, is that a Labour politician would never say it. They just did it.

Bonfire Of The Quangos (For Twice The Price)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Politics

The 'bonfire of the quangos' will cost almost double government estimates, according to spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO). Instead ...