It was the first PMQs of 2012, and Ed Miliband didn’t appear to have much of a comforting break. Perceived harsh criticisms from his guru, Lord Glasman, tepid polling, shortly followed by his embarrassing blackbusters’ gaffe. David Cameron meanwhile has postured on executive pay, made some potentially counterproductive interventions on the future referendum on Scottish independence. Also […]Read more →
Ever thought, what happens in parliament and what Prime Minister’s Questions is all about? Me too, so here it is in condensed form. This week, the controversial Merkozy plans means Europe is on the agenda.
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This is our semi-regular account of Prime Minister’s Questions, each PMQ exchange has been condensed into less than 140 characters.
Though it is based on what was said, it isn’t a literal document so don’t sue us.
When upwards of 2 million public sector workers were on strike, hundreds of thousands of people were marching across the country […]
by Cormac Hollingsworth / @CormacHolly
Policymakers should have two goals when dealing with Northern Rock: Maximising taxpayer receipts and enabling more people to buy their own homes.
The government claims that even if the deal is a complete dogs dinner, then at least they have got the best deal for Northern Rock, but this is highly doubtful.
So as construction workers blocked roads in the City of London, students assembled for 10,000+ strong demonstration against the education fees and cuts… our rulers and would be counterparts held their weekly debate. Here is our translation for your reading pleasure…
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On Friday 12th August, three days after the England riots had come to an end, the Conservative Communities Secretary, Eric Pickles declared on the BBC that “looters should be evicted”. David Cameron later that day, had given his “full backing” for councils to evict entire families. Wandsworth Council had already served an eviction notice on Wednesday […]Read more →
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Ed M: How is the Business Growth Fund going?
PM: I’d happily blame you gits for every problem we’re facing. We are doing more than you
Ed M: Keep chatting shit. You’ve helped two businesses. Are you doing enough?
PM: You failed to control banks, so *blows raspberry*
From SQUASH Campaign
Housing charities, MPs, squatters, property consultants, activists, lawyers and artists have accused the coalition government of sneaking in an amendment to the Legal Aid and Sentencing Bill announced on Wednesday by Justice Secretary Ken Clarke to “make squatting in residential buildings a criminal offence”. Campaigners say the amendment will not take into account […]Read more →
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