Daily Archives: November 3, 2010

Jim Pickard

The prime minister was quizzed during PMQs today about why he has given his personal photographer a Civil Service job. Some believe it is an inappropriate gesture at a time of mass lay-offs in the public sector.

The story was broken yesterday by James Lyons at the Mirror, who reported: Read more >>

Are the coalition being a little unfair in the way they uprate student loans?

After all, George Osborne made a big play of how it was right to adjust all benefits by the Consumer Price Index rather than the Retail Price Index. Read more >>

Jim Pickard

Boris Johnson has authorised deep cuts to an electric cars scheme which he launched last year to great fanfare, promising to make London the “electric car capital of the world“. The mayor had promised to introduce 100,000 electric cars and build 25,000 charging points thanks to his “unprecedented package of measures”. Read more >>