Lunchtime list for June 18th

Here are the articles and web pages the Talk Issues team recommend today: Govt skunkworks planned for November - Plans for internal experiments - but just on process, or more widely? A sudden lack of clarity - What's happening to the English regions? Abolition? More consultation? It's not entirely clear. Experts and plebs - Tne TV World Cup pundits are revelling in their ignorance of anything outside the PremiershipRead more

Lunchtime list for June 9th

Here are the articles and web pages the Talk Issues team recommend today: Heffer on the EU: Nostradamus he ain’t - One of our own pieces on a hysterical prediction of the future by Simon Heffer, written in 2003. Find out about the gangs of armed EU police who will be roaming the streets attacking the middle classes in (gasp!) 2010 Spending cuts – now you’re talking - Following the Chancellor's announcement on spending cuts consultation, Matthew Taylor - the man behind the Big Conversation - passes on some lessons from that experience…Read more