Tag Archives: Greg Clark

Boris Johnson claims he wants to be as granular as possible


On Tuesday in the House of Commons the Government was being asked questions about the provision of the three tier approach as we were due to come out of national lockdown yesterday (Wednesday). One of the first questions came from … Continue reading

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Re-review the role of Government Tsars


The news that Natascha Engel who was appointed as Commissioner for Shale Gas which was also referred to as Fracking Tsar on 5th October 2018 and resigned over the weekend has raised all sorts of questions and concerns. There have … Continue reading

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January was a good month for small & micro businesses


The extent to which small and micro businesses have been misunderstood and ignored by politicians in the past is enormous, however in the last few weeks there has been some early and tentative indications that things may be changing. At … Continue reading

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The Tory Party must stop manipulating Small & Micro Enterprises


My superficial historical knowledge helps me to understand why the Labour Party has very strong connections with many Trade Unions. However I recall how in the 1970’s and 1980’s the Conservative Party, quite legitimately demanded that people who were members … Continue reading

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Small and Micro Businesses, your 15 minutes of political fame has Started


Yesterday was one of the few days in the year when thanks to advocates such as Tony Robinson and Paul Lancaster, that Micro Businesses were being treated with some respect. There are several such days each year, one is the … Continue reading

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Our nation requires some humility and admission of failure


When any Government chooses to commit resources to a matter that is a clear need and has led to the deaths of 600 people over the last year, it is clearly to be welcomed. However if they are not new … Continue reading

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Government needs a reality check from businesses


Trying to persuade our Government to use joined up thinking is not easy, particularly when they are trying to work across different departments. However even individual departments seem incapable of this. On Tuesday one of the DUP MPs, Gregory Campbell … Continue reading

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Dear Greg, please give a bit more thought


As someone who is interested to find out how we will leave the EU and how the post Brexit approach will operate, the issue of the Northern/Southern Ireland border is a vital aspect. Listening to this man speaking to Andrew … Continue reading

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A Government unfit for purpose


Its easy to criticise Governments based on all sorts of criteria, running a nation is not easy. However today’s publication by the National Audit Office on the issue of Homelessness reveals holes in the fabric of the Government that are … Continue reading

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Asleep at the wheel again?


Running our government must be challenging at the best of times and there are numerous unexpected events which occur from time to time, and which demand that the Prime Minister and her/his team appear to have a plan, even if … Continue reading

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