Daily Archives: April 21, 2009

Jim Pickard

Gordon Brown has acted “decisively” on MPs expenses after months of dragging his heels and looking the other way. Next week MPs will get to vote on a new daily allowance to replace the existing ACA (additional cost allowance) of about £24,000 a year. 

Jim Pickard

I had a funny feeling that only the nationalised banks would sign up wholeheartedly to Gordon Brown’s mortgage support scheme.*

Today the programme has finally be unveiled – after months of negotiations.