Monthly Archives: December 2010

Why the leak of the Pre-Budget Consultations report doesn’t matter, except to the committee’s researchers

As someone who was involved in the House of Commons’ Finance Committee’s pre-budget consultations for several years, the leak of the committee’s draft recommendations by a, shall we say, opportunistic, Conservative staffer couldn’t help but catch my eye. While reports … Continue reading

Posted in pre-budget consultations, trips down memory lane

The Wikileaks dump: Kind of a big deal

Four quick points about the Wikileaks document dump. 1. I think it’s a mistake to simply shrug off the leaks, as my good friend Erin at Media Souffle and many others have done. The conventional wisdom that’s emerged about the … Continue reading

Posted in IR and Buffy, Wikilieaks