Ed Balls catchy headline about Tory cuts slashing the army to the smallest its been since Oliver Cromwell is an instructive lesson in election messaging. If you have nothing new in policy to announce, try to find a grabby way of saying something ... Channel 4, 3 weeks ago
"A Bonfire of the Quangos" That was one promise the government has certainly fulfilled. Among the biggest "quasi autonomous non-governmental organisations" that were unceremoniously consigned to the flames were the nine regional development ...BBC, 1 month ago
A SOUND bite, that clip you hear from politicians on the news, lasts about 12 seconds. That's 36 words. That is usually the space that we have to communicate what we're doing, what we have done or what we are going to do. The result of this reality ...Irish Independent, 1 month ago
THE Government's much-heralded "bonfire of the quangos" is saving just €15m a year - despite 181 bodies being culled. This is still short of the €20m originally envisaged, although the Government insists it is planning to ramp up the savings to ...Irish Independent, 1 month ago
Why were there no minutes taken when John Tierney of the "Irish Water" quango met with the Garda Commisioner?
FG /"labour's" crony stuffed IW flow of sleazy sewage continues to pour unabated! New revelations show that during crucial IW/Government meetings that the public should have full details of, no minutes were taken! Worse when John Tierney met ...Politics.ie, 1 week ago
THE north's quango watchdog claims Stormont's leaders have done nothing to increase diversity or halt multiple appointments to nearly 100 arm's length bodies under the executive's control. Commissioner for Public Appointments John Keanie told The ...The Irish News, 2 weeks ago
By Mannix Flynn . BID (Business Improvements District, now known as DublinTown) is a not-for-profit quango, funded by hundreds of retailers in an area, 2,500 of which are compelled by the City Council acting under the Local Government BIDs Act ...Village Magazine, 3 weeks ago
The government's migration quango says the UK needs more immigrants from outside the EU in four key IT areas, namely senior developers, product managers, network security specialists and "data scientists"*. After listening to pleas from ...The Register, 1 month ago
£14m cash boost enables Wave Energy Scotland to capture pioneering know-how from the financial wreck of Pelamis Wave Power
In happier days some of the Pelamis team Wave Energy Scotland, the new quango set up by the Scottish Government following the financial collapse of Pelamis Wave Power last year, has awarded its first public-sector contract to a group of former ...Scottish Energy News, 1 month ago £14 million boost for Scottish wave energy Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1 month ago
So the National Roads Authority wishes to ease congestion on the M50. It appears that in order to do so they are considering reducing the maximum speed to 60 km/h Plan to lower M50 speed limits to cut congestion Currently maximum speed is ...Politics.ie, 1 month ago
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