If it really is one minute to midnight, then we really are in trouble because COP26 has achieved absolutely nothing… except contributing to the problem of C02 emissions.
We, the self-appointed, unelected mob of right-thinking people who speak on behalf of the majority, demand:
At the time of planning LTNs, councils had little or no evidence of the economic impact. How could they? There was no data available to base any decisions on.
Designers who think they should “educate” the public are sorely mistaken. Designers must meet the public as active participants.
Croydon’s £120million bail-out for its development cock-up is the largest financial settlement for a local authority in UK history. Such an exceptional settlement means that services will close
“It’s best to support staff to get the vaccine without making it a requirement” but the employer is also directed to “the organisation’s disciplinary policy”.
One of the unintended consequences of the Grenfell tragedy is the threat of penury or bankruptcy for leaseholders at the other end of the country.
The way to get black ministers into the cabinet is to have more black MPs. And the only way to have more black MPs is to have more black people run for Parliament.
The growth of the Shenzhen mega-city across the water, and the sense that Hong Kong is being threatened by its far bigger partner, adds to the sense of uncertainty.
The relics of disused Victorian railway lines scattered across the landscape attest to a creative spark that demanded progress and bore no sentimentality, a recognition that reaching the future required risk, demolition, casualties.