Department of Social Scrutiny Archive
March 2010Geoffrey Hoon sacked and sacked again, just for fun.
February 2010Britain: What A State e-Book. Free preview.
March 2009How to protect your data (from us)
September 2008Peril Level Alert advice in light of Global Alarm Attitude
August 2008New DoSS Guide: New Labour, New Pregnancy
November 2007HMRC Security Breach: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself From Us
October 2007Announcing the Little Black Book of Red Tape
November 2006Rules of the Moment: 16-17. Horses.This is Not the Highway Code.The Myway Code Rule of the Moment: 115. Parking Meters
October 2006Smoke signals to other road usersThe Myway Code Rule of the Moment: 97-98. Box JunctionsRule of the Moment: 24. Herding Cattle at Night.Myway Code Replaces the Highway CodeTV: A Licence to Bill.The End of the Line.
September 2006"It may take 7-14 days to put out a fire".
August 2006Frequently Asked FAQsIntroducing the Red Tape RecorderIntroducing the Red Tape Recorder
July 2006Ministry of Truth and Other Information Takes Over EducationIdentity Cards: Part 3 - Biometric data.Your Money and Your Life - Part 2The Notwork Rail guide to your railway station."Keep All Your Old Skin in a Jar", Says Biometric Fraud Tsar.About Your Habitat - Identity Card Application Part 6
June 2006Highway Code or Myway Code?New magazine goes on sale to encourage "self-expression"K-ID Cards. Child Identity Theft Proposals OutlinedYou'll be laughing on the other side of your face.
April 2006The DoSS Guide to the National Health ServiceThe DoSS Local Election GuideThe Pensioner Appraisal Programme
March 2006Habeas Corpus 2006
February 2006Kids' Identity Theft Counter-Measures Roll Out.Child Identity Theft Prompts New ID StrategyIn Felicity BenefitAbout You: Your brand new Identity Card form.
January 2006New Year ushers in new flag to stir youth patriotism.
December 2005Merry Christmas: You're Fired.Bureauchristmacy
November 2005New Government Logo Makes Everything "Alright" Again
October 2005Government open new Jobcentrehassleplus centres.Friendly Guide to Britain Now "Mandatory".
September 2005New tax leaflet issued as deadlines approach.Application to Buy Book IssuedBritish Table Manners - Part I: The Specialist Cutlery Guide
August 2005The Story of Alternative Britain.
July 2005Your Money and Your Life.2012: London Olympics to Introduce New Sports Events
June 2005Government Shelves Id Cards, Introduces Ego Cards InsteadID Cards "Will Not Lead to an Orwellian Nightmare", Says Citizen 447T/236496QH-DeltaBrowse our ID card and tax forms.Britain: What A State - the new DoSS Book from Boxtree
April 2005Blair calls election to become Pope
February 2005Food safety fears expressed over "Fishish Fingers".Government Response to Charles and Camilla's WeddingUpdated Travel Advice for Mars, as Beagle Inquiry ConcludesGovernment Replaces Incapacity with Imbecility Benefit
January 2005OffRail - The New Railway Regulators.Transitional Irritation Allowance - updated.East Anglia Launches "Operation J-Lo"
December 2004How to eat cake, introductory notes.Notes on tea drinking (continued).Leaflet tackles thorny issues of etiquette
November 2004Blunkett orders his own detainment as ID card law introduced.It's deadline day, not flatline day.The All-new Anti-Digestive BiscuitCongratulations: You're fired.Click graphic to choose a page.
October 2004Windows for Warships: Crash ReportPrice Dive at Sub Sales Supermarket.DoSS Launches New Customer Service Charter.UK Identity Card help issued.
September 2004Sir Crispin Tarmac speaks: How forms work.How to make money in Britain.Situations Vacant.
August 2004Tax Office: Your application for mercyEthical values - what you must tell the Government.Server MaintenanceTransitional Hovering Disbursement Relief Announced.Sky unveils the secret of its success.Editor's PickHeatwave melts parts of UK website.L'Orgarnelline Facial Fortifusion
July 2004Tell A Friend/Email this article improvedGovernment launches tea leaflet in case of emergencies.Contact Form RepairedNew Site UpdatesBus Service InformationNotwork Rail publish emergency rail and tube mapNew road sign definitions publishedFreedom From Your MoneyNew Identity Card anti-form released.European decimal piano unveiledCongratulations!DoSS take over official publications.Social Scrutiny Almanac - July 2004
June 2004Tube Strike Wednesday: Download the Emergency MapWhen Longshore Drift Goes BadMassive roundabout product of surveying error.World's largest animated gif woos London crowds.DoSS takes on Adult EducationBig Brother wins contract for Iraqi dispute resolutionQueen to get new Identity CardMadonna adds further name to identity crisis.Britain swelters in heatwave as transit of Venus fails to provide any shade.Election Apathy: Can you be bothered or not?Tube strike fears eased by emergency mapGovernment health chief: transit of Venus not safe to watch, "even on TV".
May 2004BNP announce "we hate everyone". Government denies subliminal advertising to Bank Holiday traffic.Royal Mail privatisation abandoned.Big Brother Black Friday - the new face of Reality TV.London Art Fire spreads toxic cloud of conceptualism over capital.Beagle 2 - too "irredeemably British to succeed", according to report.Train strike to be foiled by "removing rails" say Network Rail.Government issues guidance for emergencies leaflet: d0n7p4n1c.Tony Blair and Fathers 4 Justice - the historic analysis.ID Card Application form - Part 3 now online.Never mind the Mirror: Blair, Parliament and democracy pictures "a hoax".Sasser Worm: New steps to take to protect your PC.ID Card trouble ahead as Al-Qaeda model TaliRaybans.Donald's Dictionary: Rumsfeld's Words of the Day - Abuse and Torture.New Head of MI6 moves in, but still refuses to pay rates bill.Daily Mirror photos genuine, "newspaper fake", concur media experts.
April 2004MI5 and DoSS issue new security advice to business.MI5 security advice for business. David Blunkett's ID cards "not sufficiently Orwellian enough" says David Blunkett.Before the machines scorched the sky.Tony Blair unveils new attitude to criticsTony Blair's attitude to criticism worsens.Tony Blair calls for EU referendum on joining Britain.Arafat hands control of Florida to Cuba.I slept with David Beckham, claims Victoria Beckham.Marbeck pleads for privacy from front page of newspaper.Beckham claims Loos texts were "ghostwritten".MOD admit Chinook helicopter contract "did not specify flight".Blair takes to military uniform.
March 2004Eliminating the vegetarian threat.
Qaeda deputy's tape calls for more US influence in the world.EU required to "unbundle Scotland" in Microsoft counter-suit. Opportunity finds nicer beach on Mars.Railway infrastructure to be "split down the middle", Darling.Tony Blair "lied about being Prime Minister".Gordon Brown's Budget "unfathomable nonsense", according to commentators.New reality TV gameshow to distribute welfare payments.EU Microsoft sanctions halted by "self-aware" PowerPoint presentation.Minister outlaws satirical websites.Home Office detains Foreign Office.Minutes of the MI5 recruitment panel.Prime Minister and Opposition Leader clash over official Inquiry.
January 2004Government declared "not to blame" for failure of their policies
October 2003Opposition Leader raises profile by resigning.
August 2003Senior Ministers found with heads stuffed up rhinoceros arse.