Articles by Alan Middleton
Alan Middleton is head of the Governance Foundation. For a fuller discussion and statistical tables that support this argument, or if you want to recalculate the tables using your own assumptions, go to http://www.governancefoundation.org/documents.html

Big society, bad science

Alan Middleton  |  1 March 2011

The government's arguments about the level of cuts possible and carried out by Labour councils are part of a wider trend of careful, political cherry-picking of information.

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The black widow coalition

Alan Middleton  |  28 December 2010

PROGRESS REVIEW 2010: A collapse in Lib Dem support looks likely to help the Conservatives far more than Labour at the next election, says Alan Middleton of the Governance Foundation.

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Housing tenure and the big society

Alan Middleton  |  28 October 2010

The coalition's lack of connection to the lives of ordinary people causes them to fail to see the links between different elements of their social policy. A typical example is that David Cameron's pet proposal for social housing, ‘bringing an end to social housing for life', fundamentally contradicts his proposals for the big society.

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The black widow coalition

Alan Middleton  |  18 October 2010

A collapse in Lib Dem support looks likely to help the Conservatives far more than Labour at the next election, says Alan Middleton of the Governance Foundation.

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Evidence, ideology and the big society

Alan Middleton  |  14 October 2010

The coalition will soon need to confont polling evidence indicating that, not only is there little will to manage local services, but that wealthier and older neighbourhoods will be more vocal in the battle for resources that is about to hit us.

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