May 2008 | Davy Jones Consultancy
1 May 2008
Welcome to my first blog

Citizen empowerment I am often asked whether the Government is really “serious” about citizen empowerment. No one is more sceptical and cynical than me about politicians’ cries of “power to the people” – which should usually have the words “over my dead body” added to the end for more accuracy! Deeds or words? But, judge people by their deeds not their words! Government has realised that detailed management of local services from Whitehall doesn’t work and is very expensive. It...

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1 May 2008
Welcome to my first blog

Citizen empowerment I am often asked whether the Government is really “serious” about citizen empowerment. No one is more sceptical and cynical than me about politicians’ cries of “power to the people” – which should usually have the words “over my dead body” added to the end for more accuracy! Deeds or words? But, judge people by their deeds not their words! Government has realised that detailed management of local services from Whitehall doesn’t work and is very expensive. It...

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