NEW POLL: How do you solve a problem like Sir Fred?

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2009

The debate has raged all over the weekend about what exactly the Government should do (if anything) about the £650,000 per year pension to which Sir Fred Goodwin, former chief executive of RBS, is entitled thanks to a deal struck (…)

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Vince on Sir Fred Goodwin

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2009

As we have come to relish and expect, Lib Dem deputy leader Vince Cable – who is acting party leader during Nick Clegg’s fortnight’s paternity leave – has been dispensing his wisdom on the current furore surrounding the £650,000 a (…)

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Waste and recycling collections: the political perils

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2009

Today’s Financial Times reports on the electoral situation at Waverley council, where the Lib Dem group was reduced from 27 seats to three in the 2007 local elections after introducing fortnightly waste collections to boost recycling rates. It also notes (…)

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