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Thanks to a couple of technical problems, some subscribers haven't received this morning's Waugh Room Memo. Here it is in full: Paul Waugh is away. Today’s memo is written by Josh May. A huge day looms as David Cameron fina... Continue to article
With just under 10 weeks till the referendum the Scottish Government still can't answer basic economic questions about its plan for a separate Scotland. Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Health questions (topicals at 12.15pm) 12.30pm: Presentation of bills: Protective Headgear for Cyclists Aged Fourteen and Under (Research) Bill; Amenity Land (Adoption by Local Authorities) Bill; Sugar in Food ... Continue to article
Danny Alexander questioned the validity of claims made by the Scottish National Party about the levels of revenue that would be collected from North Sea oil by an independent Scotland. “If you want to look at those numbers, you can loo... Continue to article
Johann Lamont, leader of the Scottish Labour Party, said she was “far from complacent” about securing a ‘No’ vote in the independence referendum. "I don’t think it’s scaremongering, I think it's important that we put out there what the c... Continue to article
Treasury press release Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP First Minister St Andrew's House Regent Road Edinburgh EH1 3DG 10 July 2014 Dear Alex, Nicola Sturgeon has said that you and your colleagues will ensure Scotland is "the most prep... Continue to article
All nationalists are patriots but not all patriots are nationalists and Yes campaign would do well to remember it. Continue to article
People will get the power to own and run local services including council housing and SureStart centres, under Labour's "mutual manifesto" plans to be outlined today.
A survey of 758 leaflets produced by the three main parties has shown that Gordon Brown was only featured on 12% of Labour posters, and notably has been excluded by Yvette Cooper, Tessa Jowell, and Sadiq Khan.
Former ministers and key aides have criticised Gordon Brown's time as prime minister, saying it was frustrating and decisions were not made quickly enough, in the Radio 4 series The Brown Years. Alan Johnson has admitted that at times "there were big problems over at Number 10" and the former head of the Number 10 Policy Unit has said "there was a year which was frankly awful".
Unforeseen problems mean the London Olympics budget is "worryingly tight", according to the Commons public accounts committee.
Labour leadership frontrunner David Miliband and former Olympics minister Tessa Jowell have called for the BBC to be made into a mutual in order to give licence payers more say in how the corporation is run.
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