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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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Slow news

Fiona Russell-Horne

The first thing they teach you at journalism school is that a story about a dog biting a person isn't really a news story at all. Man bites dog - now that's a story.

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We need more than a nudge

Fiona Russell-Horne

Good Lord, I thought to myself this morning, when a press release landed in my inbox this morning mentioning the Government's Behavioural Insights Team (apparently known as the 'nudge unit', whatever the hell that means).

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