Journalists from the major continental media flocked to Britain this week to cover the general election. They have not been impressed. You might have supposed that they would dislike David Cameron's evident belief that more welfare cuts would settle ... Irish Independent, 2 weeks ago
Highlands Enterprise splurges £5,000 on just 14 applications for £85,000 job as chief of Wave Energy Scotland quango (including the successful, internal candidate)
Barely more than a baker's dozen of (mostly local) people applied for the £85,000 job of chief executive of Wave Energy Scotland, a newly-created quango set up in Inverness under the aegis of another quango Highlands Enterprise. And just five ...Scottish Energy News, 1 week ago
In happier days… a Pelamis wave turbine Despite some recent high-profile exits from Scotland's fledgling wave power industry, the picture is not all gloomy. That was the key message from Tim Hurst, newly appointed as managing director (he was ...Scottish Energy News, 2 weeks ago
All new Government quangos will be barred from cities and ordered to set up in rural Ireland under Fianna Fáil measures to create 30,000 jobs outside the capital. Agriculture spokesman Éamon Ó Cuív committed to push through the policy, ...Irish Examiner, 3 weeks ago
PETER Robinson and Martin McGuinness's Stormont office breached the principles and practice for public appointments six times when recruiting the head of a high-profile quango, a report has found. John Keanie, pictured, the north's quango ...The Irish News, 1 month ago
The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has said it would abolish the unnecessary quango of the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) (which it incorrectly refers to as the Waste Resource Action Programme) in a bid to cut the cost of Westminster by ...RESource, 1 month ago Officials Draw Up Plans to Cut Governmentas UKIP Manifesto Demands Breitbart.com, 1 month ago UKIP manifesto: "Save coal industry, end support for renewables" Environmental Data Interactive Exchange, 1 month ago UKIP would abolish WRAP its manifesto shows Resource Efficient Business, 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, 2 months 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 months ago
Payoff Scandal: Child Protection Chief Who Failed to Speak Out About Abuse by Pakistani Gangs Rehired on £1k a Day
A senior child protection officer who was criticised for failing to speak out about widespread sexual abuse by Pakistani gangs has quit her post with a six-figure payoff, only to be immediately rehired on almost £1,000 a day. Sue Berelowitz, who ...Breitbart.com, 1 day ago
The real dinosaurs: Never mind the unions - it's the judiciary, the clergy, the BBC and the leaders of our police, teachers and doctors who are the vested interests holding Britain back, writes MAX HASTINGS
Lawyers, doctors, trades unions, teachers, police and others wash their hands of r esponsibility for tackling problems we face,writes Max Hastings British economy grows far less slowly than do lobbyists demands, he says By Max Hastings for the ...Capital Bay, 1 day ago
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