Category Archives: The Midlands

For three metro mayors, it’s going to be all about the economy

Black circles show relative populations of each metro mayor city region; turnout and party of winner shown by coloured circle (added when result available)   New metro mayor Turnout Population West Midlands Andy Street, Conservative  26.3% 2.83m Greater Manchester Andy … Continue reading

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Six new metro mayors’ economies worth just 57% of London’s

Relative economic outputs (coloured circles) and populations (black circles) of six metro mayor city regions, as well as Greater London Today, people in six metropolitan areas with a total population of 9.53m are voting for  new metro mayors, more than … Continue reading

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Dev-Olympics Rio 2016 medal table: East of England triumphs

Team GB’s medal-winners from Rio 2016 come from all over the country and beyond, as this interactive map of those winning individual medals shows. (Click on a pointer for data on each medal-winner.)

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Guardian articles on home dialysis and community records

Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network has recently published two pieces by me, one on home dialysis and the other on shared community electronic health records. The first was based on a recent visit to the dialysis service at Nottingham City Hospital, … Continue reading

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For Beacon: what links the British constitution and ridicule?

The answer, in my piece today on Beacon: neither have their rules written down, which makes them flexible. The British constitution is whatever Parliament decides it to be; and the rules on ridicule have become basically that you can make … Continue reading

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