Daily Archives: May 23, 2007

Iran has been scouting for targets in Europe

This report has been spotted in Eurosoc. Whilst I cannot agree with Press scaremongering, this report does appear to have attributed statements and is specifically clear in its message. It is therefore strange that the UK press have given little … Continue reading

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IPSEC – Birmingham NEC – an independent view

From a PJC Commenter sent in today. I spent most of today in Birmingham at the NEC. I had primarily gone there to see the Health & Safety and the Fire Safety exhibitions. But alongside, and with free entry from … Continue reading

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Simplified EU Constitution taking shape

Sarkozy, on his first visit to the European Commission on Wednesday, said: I believe Turkey does not have its place in the EU and I haven't changed my opinion.” Sarkozy, who replaced Jacques Chirac as president in the middle of … Continue reading

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David Maclean wants to amend his FOI Bill

This from the BBC's Martin Rosenbaum on Open Secrets David Maclean has now announced that he would like his Bill on MPs and FOI to be amended so that it requires the Commons to publish every year the figures for … Continue reading

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Police database (PND) delayed indefinitely

The Police National Database has been scaled back because of budget over-runs and technical problems. The commitment to a full implementation of the Police National Database (PND) by 2010 appears to have been dropped. Full implementation of the PND could … Continue reading

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IT suppliers to bid for road pricing scheme

The government has asked IT suppliers to bid to run demonstrations of road pricing technology that could be used to implement congestion charging schemes across the UK. The Department of Transport has set aside at least £10m for the projects, which … Continue reading

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The time has come as the Walrus said

In my case, its my wife, who has reminded me that our bank account is getting seriously low, so I am now going to begin searching for new contract work. If anyone knows where a seriously good experienced IT Project … Continue reading

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Tension rises in Gulf as 60 day UN deadline expires

The International Atomic Energy Agency is to report on whether Iran has met this deadline.  But news agencies report the IAEA will likely say Iran has not only ignored the ultimatum but has expanded the program.  The head of the … Continue reading

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