Oh God … It’s Don’s “there’s too many repeats on telly” rant again

by Stephen Tall on December 3, 2009

In what has become a tradition almost as eagerly anticipated as the Queen’s Speech, Lib Dem shadow culture secretary Don Foster has unleashed his annual broadside against telly bosses for broadcasting too many repeats. The Telegraph dusts off the same-old, same-old:
Nearly 600 hours of repeats will be shown on Britain’s four main television channels over […]

What does £10,000 mean to you? To Zac Goldsmith it’s a “very marginal tax benefit”

by Stephen Tall on December 3, 2009

Under pressure from a deeply unhappy David Cameron, the Tories’ ‘trustafarian millionaire’ candidate for Richmond Park, Zac Goldsmith, has at long last pledged to end his non-dom status with immediate effect – his original plan, before the row sparked by the original Sunday Times revelations, was to become a full UK taxpayer next year.
But you’ve […]