Post Tagged with: "Jesse Norman"

The Big Society: Social Power over State Power

Via Cameron relaunches Big Society ‘with moral purpose’: The Big Society, which embraces hundreds of programmes which attempt to return power from the state to the people, has come under fire from some Tory MPs and activists, who claim it is virtually meaningless to voters. It has also met Opposition criticism, […]

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Liberating civil servants

I heard this evening from Francis Maude on the work of the Cabinet Office and in particular on the support that has been received from civil servants frustrated after years of sclerotic Labour misgovernment. It appears that asking civil servants for suggestions has released a tidal wave of innovative ideas […]

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Jesse Norman MP’s Maiden Speech

Previously, I reviewed Jesse Norman’s Compassionate Economics, so I was very glad to find him in Parliament amongst this intake. Jesse’s maiden speech was superb, calling as it didfor a new economic orthodoxy, following his remarks on his constituency and local priorities: However, we are not sent to this House only […]

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