Personally, I don’t believe that the government has done the best it could have to ease this difficult time. In my opinion when the first lockdown began it should have been more restricted and people should have taken it seriously. The virus would not be over but there would have been a reduction in casesContinue reading “Fixing the education crisis”
Category Archives: Prize-Entry
In Challenge Lay Opportunities – A Vision for Social Responsibility and Sustainability for All
The 2020s will go down in history as being one of the most unique yet reflective periods in history. A turning point for humanity. The onset of COVID-19 and subsequent economic catastrophe has borne the inadequacies in our systems of governance with increasing wealth inequality fueled by decades of tax cuts to the rich notContinue reading “In Challenge Lay Opportunities – A Vision for Social Responsibility and Sustainability for All”
All Connect; levelling up to the internet across the generations
In searching for a solution to provide connectivity across the spectrum, I learnt that Colchester Borough Council & Stoke on Trent were only two local authorities that had benefited from Central Government Grants to connect the populations of their boroughs with the most up to date Full Fibre 5G broadband. The grant of £3 millionContinue reading “All Connect; levelling up to the internet across the generations”
Transforming the lives of care workers – A practical solution
1. The challenge As a result primarily of inadequate funding over an extended period of time, and the inability of successive governments to find and deliver a workable solution, the social care sector finds itself in a parlous state: • The high Covid-19 related death count across the sector (particularly in care homes), together withContinue reading “Transforming the lives of care workers – A practical solution”
Question 1 Entry D Conflict Between SPADs, Civil Servants and the Scientific Civil Service Question 2 Entry DD
Problem addressed: – See Entry A, Entry B, Entry C and Entry D The civil service should work as four different entities • An entity supporting government • An entity supporting policy making by government and opposition • An entity supporting the political process including policy making and public accountability • An entity administering executiveContinue reading “Question 1 Entry D Conflict Between SPADs, Civil Servants and the Scientific Civil Service
Question 2 Entry DD”
The Royal Role in the Commonwealth
Ministers should advise the Queen that it is important that the size of the working Royal Family must be sufficient to address Commonwealth duties as well as UK duties and that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex should be encouraged to renew and implement their original proposal. 3046-11
Proposal 3: Introduce a Minimum Alternative Tax based on Sales
• Existing company tax calculations do not need to change but an alternative calculation will be added so that a minimum tax will be applied. The impact is on internet and offshore companies with a low-cost base in this country. Issues: • A rate will need to be calculated. This should be low enough soContinue reading “Proposal 3: Introduce a Minimum Alternative Tax based on Sales”
“Title:- Starry Night- Incidence of Delight. A Policy Innovation? A gateway to a planetary-sense-of-coherence . “
Introduction Problem i] – urban light pollution – didn’t change despite great opportunity. Problem ii] traffic noise + air pollution, it’s resumption following lockdown plus emissions of particulate matter, NOx, etc. Problem iii] -lack of public trust -in those with ability to address this. In other words, in 2021, it’d be fair to say, globally,Continue reading ““Title:- Starry Night- Incidence of Delight.
A Policy Innovation?
A gateway to a planetary-sense-of-coherence . “”
“The problem/opportunity: Education and Skills: Equipping all UK citizens with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenge of the climate and environmental crisis”
Summary Earth’s changing climate and environmental degradation has big implications for businesses, policy makers and above all, our citizens. The recent pandemic has exposed the interrelations between our natural and societal systems, demonstrating that our society depends on a resilient environmental support system and that biodiversity loss and intensive food systems make zoonotic diseases moreContinue reading ““The problem/opportunity: Education and Skills: Equipping all UK citizens with the knowledge and
skills to meet the challenge of the climate and environmental crisis””
It is time to legalise marijuana, and possibly other illicit drugs.
This is not a particularly new idea, but it is not one that has been taken particularly seriously in this country. However, I believe the pandemic has now presented us with a situation that means we can no longer ignore it. If we’re wondering how to create money from nowhere and make up the economicContinue reading “It is time to legalise marijuana, and possibly other illicit drugs.”
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