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Vince: "This is not so much a White Paper as a blank paper"

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2009

Here’s the spin bout today’s Government’s Banking Regulation White Paper Labour’s chancellor Alistair Darling was hoping the media would buy, as faithfully recorded by the BBC: UK banks will face tougher regulation and consumers will get more protection, under reforms (…)

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Daily View 2×2: 12 June 2009

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 2009

After the intensity of the last few weeks – MPs’ expenses, the Speaker resigning, local and Euro elections, the failed putsch against Gordon Brown, a hurried cabinet reshuffle – there’s a slight sense of anti-climax to political news at the (…)

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Another day, another survey showing Vince Cable to be the British Obama*

by Stephen Tall on January 23, 2009

In fact, this one came yesterday and we at LDV missed it. But frankly it’s becoming almost passé to note that the Lib Dems’ shadow chancellor is more trusted than any other politician to sort out the current financial crisis. (…)

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