Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 26th August. Let us know which posts we’ve missed and which other bloggers we should be following for next week’s list.
Thomas Neumark examines how hard it is to improve the perceived quality of social housing when society is so unequal. Posted on Dream Housing.
Sheila Spencer challenges Eric Pickles to move on from the ‘great bin crisis’ to address the real problems in housing today. Posted on Red Brick.
Hannah Paterson is concerned about the impact that Conservative proposals to restrict housing benefit and other benefits will have on young people. Posted on 99% Campaign Blog.
Joe Halewood argues that the Coalition’s welfare reform policies haven’t worked, can’t work and won’t work. Posted on SPeye.
Toby Blume is depressed that a private sector consultant has won the Guardian’s Local Government Leader of the Future Award. Posted on random musings from civil society.
Vicky Pleydell warns of the danger of the ‘quick fix’ approach to health care and encourages clinicians to really listen to their patients. Posted on Vicky’s Voice.
Sandy Watson ponders what community engagement means in the health service. Posted on Ayrshire Health.
Jim Brown reflects on what the outsourcing of probation will mean for staff currently employed in the Probation Service. Posted on On Probation Blog.
Jon Rogers examines the political intentions and implications of the Lobbying Bill. Posted on Jon’s union blog.
Puffles argues for opening-up policymaking to much greater public scrutiny. Posted on A dragon’s best friend.
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