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Default Parents of seven told: Your children are too fat, so you will never see them again

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...fat-again.html

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Default Scotland as "a fascinating experiment in creating new institutions"...

...or maybe a "test bed for new ideas"?

Post 10 has the links to the articles quoted, but please read the lot.

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Default Lessons from Scotland on streamlining government

Scotland's former senior civil servant Sir John Elvidge says the rest of the UK could learn from reforms introduced since 2007

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He said that radical changes he made under the minority SNP party in 2007 which involved abolishing departments, redefining top civil service roles and aligning the entire Scottish public sector around a single framework of national purpose that would be tracked and measured were a world first.
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Default Overview - DEFENCE MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, Issue 41

Streamlined government a reality for Scotland

Discussion here...the overarching purpose of the Scottish Government
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Dear Highland NHS Board,

Please supply me with electronic copies of every version of the
Public Health Nursing Record forms and/or Public Health Family
Nursing Record forms used during the Highland Girfec pathfinder
project.

Also please supply me with electronic copies of the versions of
these documents currently being used.

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Tales from a small country - Yes, First Minister

One of Scotland's exports you may not have heard about...
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Default SNP: world-beaters in authoritarianism

And have been been However, as I've said over here, the most important "advances" don't tend to get much coverage in the MSM...
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