Archive of March 2010

Is the Clegg bubble ready to burst?

The odds: Clegg bubble ready to burst?

Confidence in a second victory for the Liberal Democrat's Nick Clegg has begun to wane as punters turn to David Cameron in the Leader's Debate betting, report bookies today.

  • Lib Dems blame banking sector for economic woes

    Hard-talking Clegg stands up to City

    Nick Clegg refused to compromise with a City audience as he outlined why the banking sector needs urgent reform.

  • Mandy vs Ken: the big fight could be the highlight of the Cabinet contender debates

    Finally: Mandy takes on Ken

    The clash many political pundits have been waiting for since Ken Clarke and Peter Mandelson were brought back into the fold is finally on its way.

  • Britain needs to be more specific about how it will reduce the deficit, the European Commission says

    Europe takes on Labour

    Labour faces a tough new critic of its economic policy, with the European Commission (EC) demanding Britain does more to cut its deficit.

  • Cameron will be relieved at the new polling results

    Polls raise Tory mood

    New polls published today suggest Labour's electoral recovery may be stalling.

  • The strike could cripple BA and raises difficult questions about Labour funding

    Labour tries to limit political damage as BA strike nears

    Labour was frantically trying to limit the political damage from its association with the Unite union as the British Airways strike neared this morning.

  • Yes Minister, but are so many really necessary?

    Too many ministers?

    The prevalence of ministers in government is slowing down its work and costing it far too much money, according to an influential new report published today.

  • The dementia strategy is not being rigorously pursued, MPs said.

    MPs: We were mislead on dementia care

    The Department of Health (DoH) has consistently failed to live up to its promises on dementia care, a frank and damaging report by MPs found today.

  • Souncil chiefs have quickly returned to a similar post after being paid off, the report showed

    Council chief pay-offs prompt anger

    There was anger across the political spectrum today after an audit found council chiefs were being given six-figure pay offs only to quickly take up jobs at different councils.

  • Gordon Brown says he would not quit if Labour failed to win the general election

    Phillips leadership savaged by MPs

    Trevor Phillips' leadership of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has been bitterly criticised by a parliamentary committee.

  • Nick Clegg in conference speech mode

    Clegg: I am not the kingmaker

    The British people, not the Liberal Democrats, will decide which party forms the next government, Nick Clegg has told his party's spring conference.

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