Daily Archives: July 2, 2009

Jim Pickard

Shaun Woodward: Our new secret formula is a great success. The public love it.

Gordon Brown: Higher spending and investment until the end of time.  

Jim Pickard

Labour last year begged a dozen private backers – who lent the party £14m in 2005 – to delay repayments until 2015.

Most agreed; including Chai Patel, Richard Caring, Rod Aldridge and Barry Townsley. Two others wrote off their loans altogether (Sir Gulam Noon and Lord Sainsbury). 

Jim Pickard

Gordon Brown’s sums are skewered by Chris Giles, FT economics editor

The organogram of (imminent) power: a map of David Cameron’s inner circle