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Forty from the Forty

What do Amber Rudd, Mark Spencer and Mary Macleod have in common?  They are all members of The Forty, the group of the most marginal Conservative-held seats, with constituencies as diverse as Carlisle in the North West, Hastings and Rye … Continue reading

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Yet another government “digital strategy” – are they insane, foolish or timid?

At the beginning of November we were treated to the publication of yet another government digital strategy in which it is claimed that there are savings of £1.7 billion to be had by moving public transactions online.  There is little here … Continue reading

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From government to start-up: how sharing space can help entrepreneurs

Some of the happiest people I know run their own businesses. It’s tough, and it’s complicated, and they work incredibly hard – but they have enormous satisfaction. One of the many great organisations working with young people at risk of … Continue reading

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