Category Archives: Reform

Fair Votes referendum

Have just Attended Nick Clegg’s excellent speech in Leeds city centre in support of a yes vote in the Fair Votes referendum in May on changing the voting system to the Alternative Vote: He was speaking following the passage … Continue reading

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I gave a speech on “Coalition Government” to a 100-strong audience at the Forum 2000 meeting in Horsforth in West Yorkshire on Wednesday, the 9th. The audience were interested and engaged. I gave a positive view of the UK coalition, … Continue reading

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Efficiency and reform

The creation of the Efficiency and Reform group in HM Treasury harks back to the old Efficiency and Effectiveness Group in the Cabinet Office, which included the formerly free-standing Prime Minister’s Efficiency Unit. Jointly chaired by the Chief Secretary to … Continue reading

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