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Andrew Mitchell – victim of a police stitch-up?

Andrew MitchellThat’s the heavy implication of Michael Crick’s revelations on Channel 4 News last night.

The bare facts appear to be that, when told the police wouldn’t open the gates at Downing Street to allow him to ride his bike through, then Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell swore at them, saying “I thought you guys were supposed to f****** help us”, a sentence he admits uttering in exasperation. He then cycled off and thought no more of it, until contacted by Downing Street and told The Sun was about to run

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Once again, Osborne is the obstacle to green action

Today’s Times reports how:

The Chancellor has infuriated No. 10 and Cabinet colleagues by refusing to endorse a key component in the policy to boost renewable energy.

In an extraordinary move last week George Osborne was rebuked by David Cameron’s aides for failing to come on board for a key green policy.

At a meeting on Monday the prime minister’s most senior official, Jeremy Heywood, gave a dressing down to an Osborne adviser over the Chancellor’s failure to rubber stamp the new price that power companies will pay for renewable energy such as solar, wave and wind power.

Osborne has form on this, for …

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  • User AvatarStuart 26th Nov - 10:48pm
    Brilliant post ChrisB.
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    The general public perceive there is a problem. So there is a problem. They won't believe anyone shouting there is no problem, even when accompanied...
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    "Having lost control of Thurrock council this year, Ed Miliband visited and blamed west Africans for 'changing communities fast'... If that were Nick Clegg, I...
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    @ John Roffey, 'It is as if our ruling elite have been eager to grant every wish to the feminist movement - in contrast to...
  • User AvatarPeter Hayes 26th Nov - 10:29pm
    So what of my party leader, is he going to say anything or worry about donors. I have a bias that I have to admit,...
  • User AvatarPeter Hayes 26th Nov - 10:21pm
    ISTR the gunman in Canada had his passport withdrawn, actions and consequences need to be considered.