Jeremy Browne achieves impossible: unites both Lib Dem left and right. But he’s wrong.

by Stephen Tall on February 17, 2014

Lib Dem MP Jeremy Browne – the Orange Booker’s Orange Booker – has achieved something he’s not normally known for: uniting both the economic liberal (‘right’) and social liberal (‘left’) of the party. How has he done this? By criticising (…)

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“Central government is basically a publishing house.”

by Stephen Tall on February 17, 2014

Here’s a telling excerpt from Matthew Taylor’s – Tony Blair’s head of strategy, now chief executive of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) – blog-post on public service reform: Observance of Chatham House rules requires me to protect the source (…)

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