Author: James Higham

The boy who asked why

The PCC power grab

Longrider, Mr. Eugenides and DK have commented on the PCC power grab for the blogosphere.  You can read it over there.  I’ve signed up to the protest letter and maybe you should too, if you’re a blogger that is.

Villages, housing and green belts

Mark Wadsworth maintains: Barely ten per cent of England by surface area is developed, and the proportion of leafy Surrey that is developed is not much higher. And it’s not “forced construction”; there’s a demand for housing so developers try…

Quiz at Nine

A circular railway project was divided into five successive stages of construction. The contract for the construction works of each stage was awarded to a different contractor. From the information given below, can you identify the starting and finishing point…