Eric Pickles is to dismantle the Audit Commission. Here’s the full memo to staff at the Commission. The chief executive is not happy.
Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles will tomorrow (Saturday) announce his intention to disband the Audit Commission. Read more
Alex Salmond was criticised a while back for employing a Monaco-based engineering tycoon, Jim McColl, to advise him on economic affairs. (Although, as the Herald reported, McColl’s Scottish businesses pay UK taxes).
It was Vince Cable, then Lib Dem Treasury spokesman, who said this was “completely unacceptable”. Read more