Thursday, January 21, 2010

Gordon strikes again!

Why isn't the £6.6bn overseas aid budget being cut to make up any shortfalls in counter-terrorism programmes in Pakistan?

PS Whose policies have directly caused the devaluation in Sterling in the first place!?!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Still not NICE!

Has the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) ever approved a treatment rejected by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC)?

"The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has ruled that Tocilizumab was too costly for NHS patients south of the border. However, the body's Scottish equivalent has recommended patients in Scotland be treated with the drug. "

Monday, January 18, 2010

Whether or weather not!

If the newly installed Met Office "supercomputer" is unable to predict severe weather, how reliable are it's climate change forecasts!?!

"The computer is about the size of two football pitches and can make about 750 trillion calculations a second - equivalent to 100,000 PCs. "

Labour's social mobility

If Labour really wants to help 130,000 of the "brightest" young people from poorer families, it should promise to create new Grammar schools in the poorest parts of the UK.

Unfortunately, political dogma trumps common sense across the political spectrum...