Tag Archives: Michael Howard

Kakistocracy: “Government by the worst people.”


If we were watching a satirical TV series in which the President of the USA re-tweeted deeply offensive messages without checking their veracity or source, the ability to switch off the screen or choose a different programme might make the … Continue reading

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Freedom under review


On Friday, the Government announced that it was forming an Independent Commission to review the Freedom of Information legislation and its implementation. The announcement can be found here and it claims that the Government fully supports the Freedom of Information … Continue reading

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Far worse than the vans!


On Tuesday I wrote about the advertising campaign that the Home Office has organised, supposedly to try to deal with illegal immigration.  My point on that occasion was that the vans were likely to stir up fear and insecurity amongst people who … Continue reading

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