BlogsJust Jim

The rise of Rishi

By style and substance Rishi Sunak has staked a claim to be the next Tory Prime Minister this week, according to Jim.But the blog also focuses on the crucial response of employers as the furlough scheme is wound up.
chris
9th July 2020
BlogsTotally Frank

Creatures of habit

The reports of the death of cities are greatly exaggerated says Frank McKenna. Only a return to city life will see a quick bounce back for the UK economy, according to the Downtown boss.
chris
2nd July 2020
BlogsJust Jim

If PM is FDR, who needs Labour?

Boris Johnson seems to be backing a big state, spending big to save the economy. Jim thinks that doesn't leave much space for the Labour Party despite Keir Starmer's determination to banish Corbynism.
chris
2nd July 2020
BlogsTotally Frank

Schools Out For-ever?

Welcome though the re-opening of pubs is, Frank McKenna urges government, teachers and councils to prioritise a plan to get our kids back to school. The education lockdown has gone on too long and is damaging the life chances of…
chris
25th June 2020
BlogsTotally Frank

Labour Danger

This week Frank McKenna reflects on Keir Starmer’s impressive start to life as Labour leader – but warns that he and the party have a long way to go before winning back the support they need to form a government.
chris
11th June 2020