Public Accounts Committee says Iain Duncan Smith’s Universal Credit project is guilty of “shocking failures in management” and is an “unmitigated disaster” (video)

"Not clever enough": IDS is an unmitigated disaster and a ministerial failure

Today the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, said that Iain Duncan Smith‘s flagship policy, universal credit, was: “an unmitigated disaster of extraordinary proportions in every aspect of the programme so far”.   To add insult to injury, today’s Times newspaper … Continue reading

“Mismanagement” and a “lack of transparency” – just an average day in coalition government


Hardly a week passes without another report of incompetent ministers mismanaging major governmental policy implementation.  Last time it was IDS’s £300m cock-up at the DWP and this week it’s Jeremy Hunt and £1.2bn of public funds (for the hard of counting … Continue reading