The Public Sector Show 2017

The Public Sector Show is the UK’s largest free-to-attend exhibition for local authorities, central government and the wider public sector.

Herald column – April 27th 2017

So when I wrote last week that I did not know what state the world would be in by the time my column went to press I was not expecting a snap General Election – honest. Now we move seamlessly from County Council elections on May 4th to a national poll on June 8th.

Herald column April 20th

As I write this at the end of Holy Week it is difficult to forecast what state the world will be in by the time this column is published given the state of affairs in Syria and the Korean Peninsula threatening a head to head between various superpowers.

Herald column April 13th 2017

Southern Rail really do not help themselves. After more than a year of running a shambolic rail service they announce that their boss Charles Horton is to receive a modest pay increase to bring his total to a very immodest £495,000.

Herald Column April 6th 2017

The Commons broke for the Easter recess last Thursday and I took up an invitation from the children’s charity UNICEF to visit their operations in Athens and see for myself the plight of child refugees fleeing danger.

Herald column 04 May

Just when you thought it was safe to dip into the back pages of the Herald this will be my last column before the election, I am told.

Herald column March 23rd 2017

The legislation has been passed after a few last minute dramas in the Lords and next Wednesday the Prime Minister will trigger Article 50 to start the process by which the UK will leave the EU by March 2019.