Recent comments by: Science Bloke
I've been the recipient of your levy funds for research and have had dealings with the organisations concerned. It's a good scheme in many ways, but it needs to be more democratic and accountable to the producers.
Like every situation where large amounts of money are involved, some people build careers and status allocating your money. The politics and ego involved in is often the priority for some. Being able to move people like that on helps to ensure you get a better outcome and a group that stay focused upon the industry.