Stolen from Guido Fawkes, and like others I urge everyone with a blog to reprint and share: A free and open world increasingly depends on a free and open internet. The internet empowers everyone — anyone can blog, create, learn, and share. It is controlled by no one — no single organisation, individual, or government. […]Read more "Tell ’em to blog off."
The e-petition ‘Put Alan Turing on the next £10 note’ signed by you recently reached 21,996 signatures and a response has been made to it as the e-petition has received more than 10 000 signatures: The Bank of England has been including historic characters on its notes since 1970. The Bank welcomes suggestions from members […]Read more "Alan Turing on £10 note petition has had a response"
Yesterday parliament had a back bencher debate on the badger cull after the online e-petition gained over 150,000 signatures against the culling of badgers in an effort to combat bovine tuberculosis. The following list are the MP’s who voted at the end of the debate. Those who voted ayes we those who are against the […]Read more "Who voted yesterday in the badger cull debate"
After getting over 157,000 people signing an e-petition about the Badger Cull, it’s going to be debated in a weeks time, Thursday October 25th. Earlier the speaker of the house announced next week’s order of business with the following entry: (emphasis is mine) Thursday 25 October—Presentation of a report by the International Development Select Committee: […]Read more "The Badger Cull is to be debated next week"
Yesterday there was a debate in Westminster Hall about Alan Turing. It’s quite a long read but here’s the full transcript of that debate.Read more "Debate in the Westminster Hall about Alan Turing"
Whilst doing my daily read through Hansard on the train is morning I came across this written answer in the House of Lords about monitoring Space Weather: Question Asked by Lord Hunt of Chesterton To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have, in collaboration with other European countries and the European Space Agency, to […]Read more "The EU & Space Weather monitoring"
This is a written answer made in the UK parliament yesterday & shows now our government still doesn’t get space technology. I’m surprised on how much we actually do with so little government support. To be honest most members of the public wouldn’t even know how important the UK space industry really is: Space Technology: […]Read more "Uk budget for Space Technology is only £10m this year"