Finance Minister Bill English delivered a frank speech on government direction yesterday.
It’s conceivable – though, on the multitude of poll results, improbable – that the Green Party will be part of the new government formed after the 20 September elections, so it’s prudent to pay some attention to the party’s view on the national transport network.
As a property seller & commentator, Queensland’s Michael Matusik knows his boundaries. He also happens to look at things sideways a lot, so I keep an eye on his missives.
Published 19 March 2007 The Lyons inquiry into the financing of local government in the UK releases its final report at a London conference on Tuesday 27 March. Even without the final report in hand, the work put in over a long period to examining the hows & whys of government financing demonstrates the inadequacy […]
Published 23 May 2006 The Institute for Public Policy Research describes itself as “the UK’s leading progressive think tank” and it’s certainly leading where we are most unlikely to go: “Through our well researched & clearly argued policy analysis, reports & publications, our strong networks in government, academia & the corporate & voluntary sectors and […]
Published 23 May 2006 I wrote about the Institute for Public Policy Research in January when it issued a report criticising housing in the Thames Gateway area east of London. The related Centre for Cities research unit subsequently issued a report on city leadership – exploring the links between city governance, leadership & economic performance. […]