A localising message from former MP Andrew George and journalist George Monbiot

Posted Posted in Devolution, Economics, Local economies, Local government

Former MP Andrew George sent an email message today; though no longer in Parliament, he wants to work with colleagues of all parties to create a progressive alliance to challenge and oppose government action detrimental to those who need help, our communities, our public services, the NHS and the environment. He added that the Conservatives – with less than 25% […]

Alternative Inflation Report – better indices under consideration…better policy possible

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Economy, Food, Inflation, Localism, Politics

Our reports in the last half of 2010 have underlined the trend for the UK to have the highest level of official inflation among the original countries that founded the G7 – the leading western nations. The figures for when this blog was written are at the foot of this report. Further, the UK is the only such economy whose rate […]