Monthly Archives: November 2010

What hopes for the LEPs?

If like me you’re glad to see the back of Regional Development Agencies (RDAs), and the plethora of quangos on which they splurged our taxes, then you should have high hopes for the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) that are to … Continue reading

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A380 Blow-up: Why Doesn’t This Happen More Often?

Air travel is as safe as houses. Really. But airliners are incredibly sophisticated feats of advanced engineering, so why don’t they go wrong more often?

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Defence Treaty a Step In the Right Direction

The new defence treaty between the UK and France is a step in the right direction.

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Shutting the stable door BEFORE the horse bolts

Every few weeks, we see a story in the press that highlights the incongruity of saving money by skimping on safety

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