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Whitehall renews facade of openness on major IT projects

By Tony Collins

Headlines yesterday on the state of major government IT projects were mixed.

Government Computing said,

“IPA: Whitehall major projects show ‘slow and steady’ delivery improvement”

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A “slight Nelsonian wink” about the discount rate?

There has been a good deal of media coverage recently about possible legislation to change the present discount rate of -0.75%. While this may well have been generated by briefings by insurers and others it is worth noting, however, that there is no concrete progress towards that as yet. 441 more words


Children CANNOT ‘consent’. What the **** is the MoJ playing at? | sdbast


Horrendous news reported by the Guardian this morning that the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) – an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has denied compensation to around seven hundred children for sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of adults – even after those adults have been jailed: 12 more words


Justice System is now Unaffordable to Most - Justice is not a luxury!

Civil justice is unaffordable for most people, more people are being forced to represent themselves, and judges – whose pensions have been cut – feel under appreciated, according to the lord chief justice. 437 more words


Kissie Goodwin, Emily Thomas and HMP Isis - Awards to ward off critique

“Smile and others will smile back. Smile to show how transparent, how candid you are. Smile if you have nothing to say. Most of all, do not hide the fact you have nothing to say nor your total indifference to others. 623 more words

Prison Industrial Complex

“The Ministry of Justice pursued an overly ambitious and high risk strategy anyway”

The history of Government-led IT projects is hardly sparkling. Today’s report from the National Audit Office provides another example to add to the long ‘room for improvement’ column. 665 more words


Saskatoon police to investigate self-inflicted gunshot RCMP attended

An external investigation has been requested by Saskatchewan RCMP to look into the circumstances surrounding a man who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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