As a request, here’s a totally unofficial translation of the Home Office consultation on internet privacy, and the new laws they hope to put in place to help security and intelligence services access information. Read below or download the PDF. Publish at Scribd or explore others: How-to-Guides & Manu security data Thank you all for your votes on […]Read more "Home Office consultation on internet privacy"
A record number of people voted in this month’s poll, thank you very much! The final winner was the sale and rent back consultation from the Financial Services Authority. Sale and rent back is when you agree to sell your house at a lower price, in return for being allowed to stay on in your house and […]Read more "Sale and rent back: a translation"
The Department of Health has started a consultation on how we’re going to work out what people need when they go into health or social care, such as a home for the elderly, assisted living programmes, long term illness, that sort of thing. If you are a carer, you work in social care, or you cared for by […]Read more "Common Assessment Framework for Adults: a translation"
Apologies for the unnecessary delay, dear readers! I’ll be using this lovely holiday (when I’m not eating, sleeping or playing on my Wii Fit — so much fun! So much muscle pain!) to produce last week’s poll-winning consultation — Ecotowns in the UK! As a bonus, I’ll also be doing a very short translation of the latest […]Read more "Ecotowns and the Social Fund"
Good evening! Take one exceedingly long (58 pages), and exceedingly dull (I do wish I understood the kick you guys seem to get at the thought of buses and trains and the M42!), simmer and reduce since… early this morning, add a bit of spice and colour, and voilÃ , here’s the UK transport plan for the next […]Read more "The Future is here!"
They said it couldn’t be done! The engines just couldn’t take any more, captain! But they (who is this “They?”, Ed) were wrong. I’ve taken on board some of the comments on layout, and hopefully(!) made National ID Cards Even Easier. Now before you rush off to read it, I want to thank the 11 people who […]Read more "The wheels on the bus .…well they’re sticking a bit."
The UK is introducing official ID cards over the next couple of years. There has been a massive amount of political debate, and a lot of vocal opposition, mostly through the No2ID campaign. Personally, I’m on the fence. Privacy is already at a massive premium, with CCTV cameras, satellite networks, the UK census, voter registration, lost disks and laptops, […]Read more "National Identity Cards"