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- Blyth Town Council, rearranged meeting of Allotments Committee
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- My recommended reading for today December 12, 2013
- We must end the toxicity in our politics - and give MPs a pay rise
- Church Street closure continues
- Me on the radio tonight.
- The plan to fix the lobbying bill will entrench the flaws in election expense rules
- Joe Otten 12th Dec - 5:14pm
I'm relatively relaxed about whether the target here is a small surplus or a small deficit. The dividing line seems to be whether to get...
- Tubby Isaacs 12th Dec - 4:51pm
What Sarah Brown said.
- Tubby Isaacs 12th Dec - 4:46pm
" All supervisions are done in the colleges" No they aren't. Do you think every college has the expertise to teach every part of a...
- Caracatus 12th Dec - 4:38pm
Clearly there are four views, those in favour of balanced or surplus budgets at all times, those in favour of Keynesian management of surpluses in...
- Tubby Isaacs 12th Dec - 4:37pm
How about some commitment to reducing off balance sheet borrowing? Everyone's done lots of it, and it's more expensive that borrowing in the up front...
- Tubby Isaacs 12th Dec - 4:34pm
"And in recent years, some Labour figures have begun to sound like their ideology teaches that budget deficits are inherently Good Things." Utter tripe. Come...