Tag: State

Power Corrupts…

…and isn’t this a prime example? Sex shops and lap-dancing clubs should be banned in Nottingham, says the county’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner.Chris Cutland claims they are “old fashioned” and “demeaning” to women. Yup, the person appointed to the…

WhingeFest 2012

Morale among social workers has been driven to rock bottom by… Persistent failure to get to grips with serious cases resulting in death of ghildren? The high-profile managers exposed as less use than chocolate teapots? The overweening ‘don’t rock the…

It’s To Help You, Really, It Is…

Shared houses and bedsits in a Lincolnshire town may need to be licensed under new proposals. The policy has been put forward as a solution to tensions that councillors say have arisen from a growing population and Eastern European immigration.…

All Your Body Are Belong To Us!

Families are unfairly blocking organ donation from dead relatives who wanted to make the gift of life, claims a leading expert in ethics. Why do I always see that phrase, ‘leading expert in ethics’ and know I’m going to see…

It Was The Adverts Wot Dun It!

The Riots, Communities and Victims Panel, set up by David Cameron and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg in the wake of the riots, will highlight the role of big business in creating a damaging consumerist culture in some of the…