How Labour could get public procurement right

Samuel Townend

One of the major and traditionally undervalued economic and social tools that government has available to it is the way that it spends public money on private business. UK public procurement expenditure accounts for about £227bn a year, of which about £45bn is by government departments (the remainder being mainly health and local authorities). It…


Democracy needs defending. Are we up to the task?

Temi Ogunye

What on earth could be going through their minds? What could possibly enable grown men (it is almost always men) to murder and maim defenseless people who pose no immediate physical threat to anyone? Even worse, to commit these heinous acts under the banner of piousness and religion. Psychological disturbance would be an easy answer….