Nick attacks Brown's "spectacular step in the wrong direction" on MPs' expense

by Stephen Tall on April 22, 2009

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has pledged to put his own radical proposals on reforming MPs’ expenses to the House of Commons after a meeting between the three main party leaders on the issue ended in deadlock. Gordon Brown published (…)

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Clegg: Pick and mix budget fails on all counts

by Stephen Tall on April 22, 2009

Nick Clegg has issued the following response to Alistair Darling’s budget: Today we got a pick and mix Budget of recycled announcements from a government skilled in raising people’s hopes but incompetent at actually delivering help. “This Budget is a (…)

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Budget '09 open thread

by Stephen Tall on April 22, 2009

Chancellor Alastair Darling has just finishing delivering this year’s Budget (about 50 minutes in case you had a sweepstake). If you missed it, the BBC site has an at-a-glance round-up here, chief of which include: > Economy forecast to shrink (…)

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