Archive: Queens Speech 2012

Fear and loathing: The government's misery in the omnishambles

The Week in Politics: Misery in the omnishambles

Everywhere you look, the fates conspire against the government.

Opinion Former Articles

  • NUT comment on Queen's Speech

    Commenting on the legislative programme announced today, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said:

  • Queen’s Speech shows deluded government devoid of ideas says Unite

    Britain’s largest union, Unite branded today’s (Wednesday, 9 May) Queen’s Speech, as devoid of ideas and accused the government of being delusional if it thinks that making it easier to fire people will kick start the economy back into life.

  • TACT: Legislate at haste, repent at leisure

    TACT (The Adolescent and Children's Trust) have commented on the government's adoption scorecards as mentioned in the Queen's Speech, and suggested they might be pandering to headlines instead of focusing on vital post adoption support.

  • IET: Electricity Market Reform: Action needed to ensure sufficient generation gets built

    If the UK is to keep to its environmental commitments then electricity market reform (EMR) needs to quickly facilitate investment in new large scale generation, whilst enabling transition to a low carbon energy system over the next ten years, say the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

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