There is a fascinating article on the BBC today, which shows that the number of PhDs funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is being cut from 2,902 to 1,900. How is this going to increase the manufacturing base?
cantankerous is sure that there will won’t be a one-third reduction in the number of quangocrats at the EPSRC though. We need to scythe through the clipboard-hugging, self-serving bureaucracy. Again and again, whether it is in the military, the NHS or education, frontline services are being cut whilst non-jobs justify their inflated salaries and gold-plated pensions.