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Government inspectors in the bedroom?
Statistics Authority takes on the Tories

By politics.co.uk staff The Statistics Authority has criticised the Conservatives for saying its next census will intrude in people’s private lives. The Tories said questions in the upcoming 2011 census about the number of bedrooms in a house and the birth dates of overnight guests amounted to a snooping attempt on people’s privacy. It also… Read more »

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Reykjavik, Iceland. The county was one of the first victims of the financial crisis
MPs attack FSA over Iceland investment

By politics.co.uk stafff The Financial Services Authority (FSA) should investigate the advice councils received which led them to invest in Icelandic banks, an influential committee of MPs has found. The communities and local government select committee wants the FSA to take a more active role in the advice which led to local authorities having £1… Read more »