Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Read All About It

Newspaper editorials often reflect the corporate view of the paper, the editor, or the owners, or a combination of all three, not surprisingly. Being a political anorak I often read the Edinburgh Evening News editorial with great interest because its particularly relevant to the city and my ward. Yesterday's piece asked numerous searching questions about the "big society", public services and what the public really want, need and are prepared to pay. No easy answers there then but certainly some thought provoking questions. Perhaps the coming months will see some mature debate in Scotland about the future of public services and what we, as a nation, believe are our true priorities. Then again.....

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