Archive of May 2010

Govt will be freeing up data in a bid to improve transparency

No 10 orders data release

Swathes of government data are to be made public under what Downing Street claims is a historic shift in approach.

  • David Miliband has attacked the 'immoral' City

    David Miliband attacks 'immoral' City

    David Miliband, the frontrunner for the Labour leadership, has criticised high finance for immoral behaviour in the run-up to the banking crisis and called for tougher regulation of the City.

  • After years of debate, ID cards have finally bitten the dust

    The death of ID cards

    Today marks the beginning of the end for ID cards, with the publication of the identity document bill.

  • Police face £135 million cuts, according to Unison

    Union chief draws a line over cuts

    Public sector union chief Dave Prentis will warn the poor, the sick and the vulnerable are set to suffer as a result of the coalition's cost-cutting agenda.

  • The referendum on AV is expected in May next year

    Academics attack AV

    Senior academics in voting theory will attack the alternative vote (AV) system today, in the first of a series of lectures on the flaws in the proposals on offer.

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