So George, tell us, when exactly did you decide to back Obama’s banking reforms?

by Stephen Tall on January 22, 2010

The Tories’ shadow chancellor George Osborne was proud to declare on this morning’s BBC Radio 4 Today Programme that he had been in favour of banking reforms now being championed by President Obama – to break up the big banks – “since last July”. This will come as something of a surprise to anyone who’s […]

@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2010-01-22

by Stephen Tall on January 22, 2010

A good fundraising slogan for 2010 – 'I’ve upped my giving. Up yours!' http://bit.ly/53lpv2 # Online giving to not-for-profits to hit US$4bn in 2010? So says Convivio via the Agitator http://bit.ly/4xBMR3 # MOT done. Tax return being done. Having a (…)

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Brown to face Iraq inquiry soon thanks to Clegg pressure

by Stephen Tall on January 22, 2010

It’s nine days since Nick Clegg challenged Gordon Brown to volunteer to appear before Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the Iraq war this side of the general election “before people decide how to vote on his record in government?” And now it seems that Nick’s pressure has paid off – the BBC reports:
Gordon Brown will […]