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Protect infrastructure investment

Guest Blogger - Michael White

The Government has pledged to invest £100bn in the UK's infrastructure over the next five years. However, with the November Spending Review looming, how sustainable is this investment given Chancellor George Osborne's need to consolidate £20bn of debt in his 'fixing the economy' strategy.

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Green Deal and Black Holes

Guest Blogger - Steven Heath

Stephen Hawking recently revealed his career 'Plan B'. Had a life in theoretical physics not worked out, he would have joined the Civil Service. UK Government's loss may have been the world's gain, but are his services still needed to sort out the energy efficiency policy mess we find ourselves in? Our view is below;…

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Flushed with success

Fiona Russell-Horne

The fact that a lady has been taken to court by her neighbours for flushing the loo too often at night sounds like a real silly season story. But if you dig a little deeper there are issues here which go behind that of dodgy neighbourhood relationships.

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Too little, too late

Fiona Russell-Horne

As usual it seems, Chancellor Darling's last Pre-Budget Report for this Parliament (possibly ever), was a mixed bag full of , well, not very much. I suppose you could call it another curate's egg, although not a particularly nice egg.

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