How council services are affected by spending cuts | Business | The Guardian

Local authorities struggling to cope with the scale of government imposed cuts are braced for further bad news in the form of George Osborne’s spending review.   When #David Cameron demanded to know why his… Read More

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How do you deal with a story like #piggate? A spin doctor’s view | Damian McBride | Comment is free | The Guardian

Working for Gordon Brown, a man of Victorian sensibilities and a volatile temper, the second call was invariably greeted with the single word “What?!” repeated with increasing volume and violence as I recounted the misdeed… Read More

Iraq inquiry: Cameron to demand Chilcot names a publication date | UK news | The Guardian

Exasperated by the repeated delays into the publication of the report, Cameron fears it may not be published until as late as summer next year. The aim is to get a publication timetable from Chilcot… Read More

David Cameron is half right about reforming the House of Lords | Billy Bragg | Comment is free | The Guardian

Cameron, who has already created more peers than any other prime minister since 1958, intends to use his powers of patronage to create electoral parity. However, because members of the House of Lords cannot be… Read More

Francois Hollande, French President

France to the Rescue

by Brent Budowsky The Hill Magazine As European leaders gathered last week in Brussels to shape the fate of a continent, many eyes turned to Francois Hollande, the newly elected president of France and a… Read More