FOI: What fun!

FOI: What fun! Peter North, 01/08/2013    Follow @eureferendum Very often I find myself under-employed at work so I have invented a fun new game.  Every lunchtime I dream up an FOI request and pick a council at random. Last week I put in an FOI request to Lincolnshire...

Norway: the survival of a working farm

As county chairman, he concedes that keeping in touch with politicians is a vital part of his role. There, he is most grateful that Norway never joined the EU. Although the country is part of the European Economic Area (EEA) and thus takes part in the Single Market,...
Austerity Bites!

Austerity Bites!

The pain of austerity Peter North, 31/07/2013    Follow @eureferendum I’m certainly not going to lose any sleep over today’s announcement that Bristol Council is to shed up to 1800 jobs over three years.  That is more housekeeping than...

Syria:

s you know different, I can’t find anything comparable from the Iraq war under US occupation, which attracted similar condemnation. Just recently the Telegraph reported the death-toll has now exceeded 100k and is fast approaching the civilian body count for the...
Norway: arrived safely

Norway: arrived safely

Norway: arrived safely Richard North, 30/07/2013    Follow @eureferendum This is more or less the opposite view to the pic shown below in the previous Norway post … Oslo Harbour looking out to sea – or in that general direction. The grinding poverty here...

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