That NHS spending row in full

by Stephen Tall on December 5, 2012

The story: Conservative Health secretary Jeremy Hunt ‘rebuked’ for claiming the Coalition has increased NHS spending in England. The promise: that the NHS budget in England would be increased in real terms during the Coalition. That promise was kept (just) — the 2010 Spending Review committed the Coalition to a 0.1% real-terms annual increase. The [...]

Still, probably, the most inappropriate Christmas card ever sent…

by Stephen Tall on December 5, 2012

Three years on, I’m still hard-pressed to think of a festive greeting that can top this one.

My favourite definition of Liberalism

by Stephen Tall on December 5, 2012

107 years ago today, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman became Liberal Prime Minister. Which is the only excuse I need to roll out one of my all-time favourite definitions of liberalism… I see I last blogged this quote in April 2007, together (…)

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