Posts Tagged Media

A swan and a lark: why the Government’s new childcare report may be the stone that kills both birds

The Government’s new childcare report was launched last week by Elizabeth Truss MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary for State (education and childcare) and generated quite a flurry of twittering. However I feel it merits a deeper look, especially as I have had to tolerate articles produced by ill-informed journalists and commentators all weekend pronouncing on this report from a […]

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Much Ado About Nothing…or is it?

Last week I went to the Globe to see my favourite Shakespearean comedy; Much Ado About Nothing.  It was a sterling performance and the wit and banter between Beatrice and Benedict was much appreciated by the very diverse audience. Still buzzing from the experience, I boarded the train home and, as I began to read the […]

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Comprehending spending reviews

So it finally happened.  And as predicted, the Comprehensive Spending Review proved little more than a combination of handy, bite-sized headlines with little meaning for us until next year’s allocated spend. The only winner in the end was the press, thanks to a ready set of horror stories, shock polls and human tragedy it will […]

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