Today’s Link-Love: June 4, 2013

by Stephen Tall on June 4, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… It’s not a register we need to keep politics honest. It’s a free press – Comment – Voices – The Independent Odd argmnt by @johnrentoul against recall – “it’s bad bec governing (…)

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Ed Balls shifts Labour’s position closer to the Lib Dems: is this the start of a Lib-Lab realignment?

by Stephen Tall on June 4, 2013

Ed Balls’ speech to Thomson Reuters yesterday grabbed headlines for its concession that paying a winter fuel allowance to the wealthiest 5% of pensioners could no longer be justified. The likely saving — at c.£100m a year, no more than a rounding error in the national accounts – may be modest, but the symbolism is […]