This is a cautionary note for all those people taking Michael Gove’s speech about “The Privilege of Public Service” seriously.
One of my favourite books on organizations is by the Nils Brunsson, the Swedish organization theorist. My late friend and colleague Christopher Pollitt and I used to spend many pleasant sessions, drink in hand, discussing how it applied to public policy. Continue reading “Michael Gove and Civil Service Reform – Talk, Decisions, Actions …. and Consequences” →
After Dominic Cumming’s Rose Garden press conference I tweeted this.
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I’ve been shielding since before we started calling it that.
By the start of March it was obvious to me that people with conditions like mine are highly vulnerable to C-19.
So from 4 Mar I started taking measures to isolate myself, as much as possible.
Suddenly, this weekend (May 30/31), we have been told we are free to go out like everyone else, just maintain social distancing. No warning, no explanation of why, or how.
Continue reading “The Covid-19 Shield Wall has been ripped away by the Government” →