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Favourite Articles of 2016 – the Eurovision Song Contest

What did it tell us about European politics?


Southern Rail – What Happened To Risk Transfer?

Who is to blame for passenger stress?


UK Prime Minister Wants To Help Small Firms Win Government Contracts

But Albert Sanchez-Graells raises policy issues


What Might President Trump Mean For European Public Procurement?

Implications for Trade and Defence certainly


Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – Negotiations Hitting The Rocks?

The TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) talks have failed, according to the German Economics Minister last week. Sigmar Gabriel, who is also Germany’s vice chancellor, said that the free trade deal forged between the EU and Canada was fairer for both sides. During a question-and-answer session in Berlin he said that “the negotiations with…


Daniel Moylan Doesn’t Like The EU Procurement Rules – So What’s The Alternative?

It’s not enough to just criticize EU regs


The Garden Bridge and the Sunk Cost Fallacy in Government Projects

Don’t take past costs or effort into account when looking forward


What Does the Eurovision Song Contest Tell Us About Europe Today?

Solidarity for Ukraine, no-one likes the UK


Why Politicians Don’t Want To Know Everything ….

With thanks to the creators of “Yes Minister”!


Greek Crisis – Could Public Procurement Play a Role in a Revival?

Whatever happens next, issues such as corruption must be addressed