George Osborne, leader of the Wrecking Crew mk2

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I think we should be explicit… George Osborne is using neoclassical economic theory as a ‘blind’, in order to push through an ideological agenda.  It has nothing to do with creating an economic recovery.  Osborne wants to lock-in irreversible changes … Continue reading

Is Ed Davey’s energy bill really turning Blue, Green?

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Open letter to Ed Davey on Draft Energy Bill Open letter from SGR to Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, on the Draft Energy Bill and wider UK energy policy. The letter makes four main criticisms: … Continue reading

Lobbyists are destroying the democratic process.

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As each new lobbying scandal is revealed, it becomes clearer and clearer that much of our so-called ‘democratic’ process is distorted by their hidden and insidious influence.  There should be general outrage at the manner in which vested ‘for profit’ … Continue reading