Nelson Mandela was put in jail during the year that I was born. By this time (aged 48), he had already shown his skills in developing strategy and argument, his vision, his flexibility, his self-discipline, his charm.
What do I think of HS2? Well, I DON'T think it will ever be built. LIke the Olympics, it will be on budget, to the budget that was set 1 mont before completion. Like the Olympics, its budget will go on growing from here - £50billion/ £75billion/ £100billion.
What a difference a hyphen makes! We all know what Commissioning is in the UK public sector - it's a lot like subcontracting or outsourcing, and it's practiced in the same way - lots of paperwork and contractual Ts & Cs, lots of good words about innovation but little room to actually deliver innovation because what has to be provided is so tied down.
There are too many people turning up at A&E. Who's to blame (we do like apportioning blame)? Is it the GPs, because they aren't open long enough hours? Patient expectations, that they need to be seen now? Quality of doctors in A&E who admit everyone so as to pass the problem on to someone down the line?
Will AUSTERITY work? Will it solve the problem that it is supposed to solve? What caused the Financial Crisis in the first place, and what's going to happen to the world now that we're all focused on Austerity?
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