Making Democracy Work

“My vote never makes any difference,” is the universal complaint, and one that’s hard to argue with given the crude way that we currently do democracy. But instead of complaining we need to do something about it. We will never reach our destination of Universal Sustainable Prosperity until we devise a better way of making…

Universal Sustainable Prosperity

The 2019 Institute for Public Policy Research Economics Prize posed the question: “What would be your radical plan to force a step change in the quality and quantity of the UK’s economic growth?” This was my response.   Growth For Growth’s Sake? I like your question. The quality of economic activity is habitually ignored by…

An Open Letter To NHS Highland

Over the last few months I have been involved in a campaign that is asking for an independent review of local health and social care services. The campaign was sparked by the local health board – NHS Highland – announcing that both¬†community hospitals in the area will be closed and replaced by a single new…