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The new youth development director settling into his new role

New CEDR Director of Youth Development

The whole of CEDR and all the faculty would like to wish many congratulations to Jeffrey Offen, our IT guru, and his lovely wife Louise on the birth of their baby son Aiden Thomson Offen.

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Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation project Co-ordinator, and Andy Rogers, Associate Director of Communications It’s 11 months since the Prime Minister, David Cameron, first announced there would be a public inquiry into the phone hacking scandal. Its interesting to reflect upon this once you consider that the Prime Minister was himself summoned to given evidence […]

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Consult Max:  What path for the UK when it comes to devolution?

Consult Max: What path for the UK when it comes to devolution?

 By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation project Co-ordinator Whilst political debate has its place in the decision making process, an issue this important to the British public, with this much historical relevance may need to be discussed more expansively than just through a written consultation.  Having the solution to an issue that will affect such a […]

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Missing the bigger problem: could there be a problem with the Leveson Inquiry’s construction?

Missing the bigger problem: could there be a problem with the Leveson Inquiry’s construction?

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Coordinator Yesterday saw the end of the first week of evidence at the Royal Courts of Justice in the Leveson Inquiry.  This third and final day for this week heard evidence from Michelle Stanisbrook, general secretary of the NUJ and Michael Rusbridger, editor of the Guardian Newspaper.  Next week […]

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Blindingly Optimistic

Blindingly Optimistic

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Co-ordinator Research this weekend has revealed the reason behind the human proclivity of remaining positive, even in the face of grave adversity reports the BBC.  It turns out that “laughing in the face of danger” is not necessarily down to bravery or courage, but rather a propensity for the […]

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