Eastleigh by-election: your essential round-up of the latest campaign news (12 Feb)

by Stephen Tall on February 12, 2013

Here’s a round-up of news from the past 24 hours in the Eastleigh by-election… Nick Clegg offered Lib Dem candidate Mike Thornton his full backing on a visit to Eastleigh on Monday. Here‘s the Guardian report: “I am confident we will keep hold of this seat but not because I say so but because the [...]

Today’s Link-Love: February 12, 2013

by Stephen Tall on February 12, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Briefing: What is the government doing to inheritance tax? » Spectator Blogs ‘Death tax’ in perspective: 560,000 people died in 2009-10; just 14,600 (2.6%) of their estates paid inheritance tax http://buff.ly/X1xhKo BBC (…)

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OUTRAGE and FURY as Daily Mail labels over ONE MILLION British housewives, pensioners and disabled people “LAZY”

by Stephen Tall on February 12, 2013

Here’s the Daily Mail slamming 4 million feckless shirkers “languishing on benefits” courtesy of my hard-earned taxes: What the Mail’s Emily Davies didn’t report, however, was that of those four million, 514,000 are ‘looking after family or home’. A further (…)

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