Daily Archives: August 4, 2009

Jim Pickard

It was only yesterday that we contrasted David Cameron’s newfound enthusiasm for Tesco with his comments – a year ago – criticising supermarkets’ bullying of suppliers.

Weirdly, there is news on this front. (From today’s PA) Read more

Jim Pickard

Big pay rise for Malcolm Jack, the chap who runs the House of Commons authorities. Full story is here.

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Jim Pickard

The gap between ministerial rhetoric and action is rarely more visible than on green issues. In this spirit it is worth reading a report published today by the Environmental Audit Committee.

The publication warns that the government is likely to miss its own targets for cutting emissions. Meanwhile departments are using a lower proportion of renewable energy than they did a year ago. Read more