Archive of 13 June 2010

Treasury awaits change to forecast figures

Treasury braced for figures demolition

Officials within the Treasury are awaiting the launch of the Office of Budget Responsibility, when George Osborne is expected to tear apart its record of economic forecasting.

  • New defence secretary Liam Fox moves against Sir Jock Stirrup

    Fox denies pushing military chief out

    Britain's senior military officer will leave his post ahead of time, defence secretary Liam Fox has announced, before denying suggestions he is forcing Sir Jock Stirrup to go.

  • Barack Obama discusses the BP crisis with David Cameron

    Cameron wins Obama BP assurance

    Barack Obama will not seek to undermine BP's value, the US president has pledged, after a telephone conversation with David Cameron.

  • Alan Johnson considers life on the sidelines

    Johnson 'may do a Davis'

    Shadow home secretary Alan Johnson could copy David Davis by quitting the Commons to fight a single-issue by-election.

  • Honeymoon approval ratings for Clegg and Cameron

    Coalition Lib Dems slipping in polls

    The Liberal Democrats have been handed a polling setback, slipping below 20% for the first time since the first leaders' debate.

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