While I have professed my love for this humble Swedish former professor before, this video is a great demonstration of the kind of no nonsense, mind-blowing, world-perspective-transforming things he makes statistics do. Still think we live in a world which can be split neatly into two — the developing and developed world? Prepare to have your world-view shaken. […]Read more "I 3 Hans Rosling"
The new government has promised a referendum on the Alternative Vote (AV) — they want to ask us directly whether we want to stick with the system we’ve got, or change it to the Alternative Vote system. But what is this new system? If you want to know, or have family or friends who might be […]Read more "The Alternative Vote"
What a hung parliament means, in a simple way.Read more "What is a hung parliament?"
Have a look at this little video I’ve made. It explains in a the most basic way what consultations are (when you want to change something) and how they work!Read more "What is a consultation, and how do they work?"
I said in my last post that I’d been challenged to squish my latest consultation translation into 60 seconds, and here it is. As you’ll know from my previous podcast on carrier bag charges in Wales, I’m not the most confident speaker, but I think this one works much better than the last one. Got to work on […]Read more "The right to control for disabled people — in 59 seconds!"
Yes, it’s true, I am venturing into the amazing and frankly scary world of podcasting! I cannot stress enough that this is not going to rock your world. I am one (relatively) shy and inarticulate woman wrestling unsuccessfully with a microphone and some crappy animation. Having said that, please feel free to tell me what I can do better, […]Read more "[Podcast] Charging for carrier bags in Wales"