Civil service

You’re looking in the wrong place

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Priti Patel is to face a ‘serious’ Cabinet Office probe after Phillip Rutnams’ resignation amid accusations against her of bullying: The Cabinet Office has launched an investigation into whether Priti Patel breached the ministerial code after her top Home Office official dramatically resigned amid a bullying row.   Michael Gove told MPs that the Home […]

Politicians

Boris and the shaky turf beneath him

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Rob Wilson understands that Boris is standing on shaky turf, but gets things back-to-front: Boris Johnson may be king of the castle now, but one false move could spark rebellion He actually thinks the wets may launch a coup: In the past few weeks there have already been “noises off” from Huw Merriman and Damian […]

Charity

Quote of the Day

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From Diogenes in the comments (I’ve added some links):     For yet one more example of WTF is a Conservative Govt doing by supporting such an odious thing, take a look at this so-called charity – Fairshare Educational Foundation [HD: aka ShareAction]. The main areas of charitable activity are in campaigning and education of […]

Middle East

Qasem Soleimani

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I’m not going to pretend that I’m some expert on the guy, or have any special insight into current Middle Eastern politics, like everyone else on the internet is currently doing. All I can say is that it’s sickening to hear people talk as though America has no right to strike back at enemies who […]

Civil service

Quote of the Day

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From Bloke in North Dorset, in the comments on my post on Diane Abbot’s son James Abbott-Thompson: From my observations as a technical consultant for about 4 years, the fast-track scheme is about identifying women and ethnic minorities who might have potential and then testing them on different projects as a way to get more […]