Fighting back against the Left-wing guerrillas

Fighting back against the Left-wing guerrillas

Two and a half thousand years ago, the legendary Chinese general, Sun Tzu, developed the first recorded system of guerrilla warfare, involving fast-moving local infiltration and resistance tactics. Many conflicts since have proved its effectiveness, but the model is...
Don’t set different parts of the UK against each other

Don’t set different parts of the UK against each other

Kelvin MacKenzie made what I assume is a tongue-in-cheek plea for the formation of a ‘Southern party’ in the Telegraph yesterday. In the piece, he consistently resorts to crude caricature about anybody from North of the Watford Gap. According to MacKenzie, only people...
The Work Programme – progress but still lots to do

The Work Programme – progress but still lots to do

Today’s announcement that the Work Programme – the Government’s flagship support programme for the long-term unemployed – will undoubtedly produce some bad headlines. Stories of failure often get more attention than success, and the soundbite ‘the Work Programme isn’t...