Daily Archives: July 12, 2007

Regional Assemblies to be scrapped – but its more trickery

Paul Linford is reporting that the unelected North-East Assembly is set to be scrapped and its powers returned to local authorities. I am assuming that if true this will also sound the death-knell for other similar bodies across England. The … Continue reading

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Shame of those who should protect our personal data

A 'horrifying' number numbers of banks, shops and Government departments are said to be fuelling a £1.7billion a year crime racket by failing to protect people's privacy. They have been caught dumping customers' details in public waste bins or leaving … Continue reading

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The Empire talk technology

The European Information Society Group (Eurim) will formally launch the exercise on 18 July 2007, with a call for evidence and plans to hold three hearings in October and November, after the publication of the next round of Comprehensive Spending … Continue reading

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Blair/Brown Red lines WORTHLESS – EU

Senior European Union officials confirmed yesterday that Britain's “red line” opt-out from the European Charter of Fundamental Rights is not worth the paper it is written on. Margot Wallström, the European Commission Vice-President, insisted that the charter will apply to … Continue reading

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