Archive of 26 February 2009

The chancellor said lawyers acting for the Treasury were looking at ways to claw back Sir Fred's pension

Defiant Goodwin refuses to give up £693k pension

Former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Sir Fred Goodwin has defied the government, saying he has no intention of 'doing the right thing' and giving up his £693,000 pension.

  • Ministers may offer hope to prisoners

    Charities hopeful for Gitmo solution

    Charities are hopeful a meeting of EU interior ministers today will lead them a step closer to accepting prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.

  • Lib Dems want rollback of civil liberties infringements

    Lib Dems launch freedom bill

    A campaign to roll back the government's alleged incremental undermining of civil liberties has been launched today by the Liberal Democrats.

  • Prison fails to meet needs of prisoners

    Prison failing prisoners

    The inspector of prisons has said HMP Styal is not able to meet the needs of its women prisoners, in a report out today.

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