I’ve written before about the massive volume of paperwork generated by the Office of the Public Guardian. A small victory has now been won. … Read the full post »
Read my posts about the Office of the Public Guardian and the bureaucracy around getting a lasting power of attorney.
There’s a very useful study out, commissioned by the Electoral Commission, looking at whether restructuring the laws governing elections, without making substantive changes to their content, could improve them. … Read the full post »
The Office of the Public Guardian should be a wonderful public service, helping people have more control over how their lives are sorted out if they get to a point where they can’t make decisions for themselves. That’s the theory anyway. … Read the full post »
You judge a set of tax proposals by who gets what money. It sounds obvious, doesn’t it? Who could possibly object to that? Well, for a start – me. The reason is highlighted by Will Straw’s analysis of the key policy goals laid down by Nick Clegg. Looking at the Liberal Democrat proposals to raise the … Read the full post »
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) neatly encapsulates much of how modern government is run, its weaknesses and the problems our democratic systems face . … Read the full post »
I’ve no doubt that it was well intentioned people who supported the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and its provisions (in England and Wales). … Read the full post »