Labour likes attacking the public spending cuts made in this Parliament. But do you remember what Alistair Darling said he was going to do? … Read the full post »
Read about the two 2010 Budgets, the usual one in March by the then Labour government and then one after the general election by the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government.
Lembit Opik is interested in becoming Mayor of London, while The Guardian has a round-up of comments from backbenchers about the Budget. … Read the full post »
Nick Clegg’s email to Liberal Democrat party members and supporters on the 2010 Budget reads… … Read the full post »
Thought I’d post up this news release from the Treasury as I’ve seen several people asking questions along the lines of ‘what happened to tackling tax avoidance?” As set out in the Coalition Agreement, the Government is committed to making every effort to tackle tax avoidance. The Government will take a more strategic approach to … Read the full post »
Nick Clegg has emailed party members and supporters about tomorrow’s budget – and it is good to see him continuing to raise the point about Labour’s £44 billion of planned cuts which nearly everyone in Labour is acting as if never existed. … Read the full post »
Having covered earlier in the week the importance of ‘low earner Liberal Democrats’ to the party’s prospects, how are things looking after the Budget? … Read the full post »