Monthly Archives: October 2015

Government running true to form over the UK steel industry

On Saturday 17th October 2015 there was a  leader article on the UK steel industry, “Where’s the entrepreneurial state when it’s really needed”,  For years Governments of every political stripe have ignored the deindustrialisation of the UK and held themselves in thrall to the city and the service sector. In 2010 the Coalition announced it […]

“A plague on both your houses” – a response to the BBC Charter Review Consultation

The current BBC charter is set to expire at the end of 2016 and the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is carrying out a fundamental review of the BBC. To assist this review the DCMS has published BBC Charter Review – Public Consultation. The BBC has responded with the first in a series […]