Eric Pickles’s comments on ‘militant atheists’ belie an ignorance as to what secularism is, writes Matthew Broomfield.
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The headline figure of ‘troubled families’ tells us little about the situation in local areas.
TweetJill Rutter writes on migration issues and through IPPR will be publishing a paper on integration in February 2013. A month after Ed Miliband’s speech on migrant integration and nearly 12 months after his Department published its integration strategy, Eric Pickles made his first speech on this issue in a speech hosted by Policy Exchange […]
Richard Hebditch of the Campaign for Better Transport reflects on the reshuffle changes at the departments for communities and transport.
TweetToday hasn’t been a good day for Eric Pickles – even Gideon was mocking him: ““Economic advisor to Gordon Brown”. I’m not sure I’d put that on my CV if I were Ed Balls. It’s like “personal trainer to Eric Pickles”. Although I have to say, when it comes to chasing down council waste, no-one runs faster […]
Pete Challis explains how much more the rich benefit from a council tax freeze than the poor do.
Rupert Read discusses the flaws, in both aim and execution, of Eric Pickles’s plan to return to weekly bin collections.
Under the guise of reducing complexity in the planning system, the government devolves crucial decisions to under-funded councils in a failed attempt at growth.