Archive of 22 October 2010

Nick Clegg accused the IFS of distorting figures

Clegg faces IFS 'trashing' backlash

Nick Clegg faces criticism after attacking the Institute for Fiscal Studies' (IFS) assessment of the spending review as "complete nonsense".

  • MoD insiders 'suspect political motive' for carrier penalty clauses

    Aircraft carrier dilemma details emerge

    Shipworkers would have been paid for doing nothing for 12 years if the defence review had turned its back on the two new aircraft carriers currently under construction, it has emerged.

  • Building bridges in west London

    Cost-saving 'super-council' planned

    Three London boroughs are pursuing plans to merge into one 'super-council' by sharing service provision to save money.

  • Things look black - 'Cleggmania' must seem a very long time ago

    Lib Dem poll misery deepens

    One of the first polls conducted since the spending review sees the Liberal Democrats suffering their lowest ever rating by pollsters YouGov.

  • Rupert Murdoch's papers backed the Tories before the election

    Murdoch backs coalition's cuts

    Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has given the coalition government's spending cuts plans his firm support, warning them they must "stay the political course" to remain popular.

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