The Conservative group in the London Assembly has elected Bob Neill as its leader.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has hit out at the decision of the Fire Brigades Union to ballot for industrial action.
The Home Secretary has accepted criticisms of the Government's handling of visa applications from Eastern Europe.
The Treasury has announced new-capped levels of charges for stakeholder products.
Health Minister Melanie Johnson has told food companies that they must take more drastic action to reduce the level of salt in processed food.
The Fire Brigades Union has voted to sever links with the Labour Party.