Tag Archive | Infrastructure

Public Services Should be Publicly Owned and Funded

For me this has always been an absolute red line in terms of how our society is organised.  I’ve never been opposed to the free market, even though in my experience in business the free bit is usually very far from free. But there are certain services that society needs to function, and our economy […]

Planning Inspector Raises Doubts Over Oxford City Council’s Housing Figures

A number of fundamental questions about Oxford City Council’s submission of its local plan have been raised by the planning inspector in his initial questions and comments.

The BBC Radio Oxford Election Debate for Cherwell

The customary pre-election debate on BBC Radio Oxford took place on Wednesday morning.  I took part along with Barry Wood for the Conservatives, Sean Woodcock for Labour and David Betts for the Libdems. It was a lively session as you can hear for yourself by clicking here. With such a short amount of time available […]