Tag Archives: David Blunkett

The IOPC needs to be better understood by Parliament


A few days ago I wrote this blog when it was announced that Priti Patel was to call on the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services to review how the Metropolitan Police handled the £2.5m Operation Midland, … Continue reading

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Two politicians who appear to ignore their past


The track record for Pickles and Blunkett when it comes to reducing the loss of funds to schools and preventing public bodies (such as schools)from spending money on unnecessary publications is very clear. The speech was made by Blunkett when … Continue reading

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[not a] Parliamentary scam or Government incompetence


Following correspondence by the director of the Parliamentary Review, Daniel Yossman I have made some small changes to this following blog as he was threatening to take me and my company to Court. It seemed easier to make the changes: … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships need positivity & action


A couple of weeks ago in the House of Lords, a short debate took place on the theme of Apprenticeships under the guise of a couple of questions from David Blunkett (now Baron Blunkett of Brightside and Hillsborough). There were … Continue reading

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Making weak laws is the easy part


On Sunday night I was involved in a twitter debate organised by a group whose own twitter account is @PrisonStorm . The debate took place over a 2 hour period and covered a number of issues including the misuse of … Continue reading

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A source of disillusionment


According to David Blunkett, the Labour Party and wider public will soon experience intense disillusionment following the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Party leader. Blunkett referred to several sources of this on Marr this morning, but one of the greatest … Continue reading

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What came first?


Yesterdays interview in the Independent with David Blunkett proposes that in the future, satirical broadcasts such as Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You should be defined as current affairs programmes and subject to the regulations that news programmes have to … Continue reading

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