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Daily View 2×2: 5 January 2010

With the thought that there are only 353 days to Christmas and considerably fewer until the General Election, we launch into today’s Daily View.

On this day in 1918, the Free Committee for a German Workers Peace, which would become the Nazi party, was founded. In 1941, the aviator Amy Johnson, disappeared over the Thames Estuary and was never found. And 28 years ago today, Peter Sutcliffe, a 35-year-old lorry driver from Bradford appeared in court, charged with 13 murders of women in West Yorkshire.

Happy birthday to the second most famous son of Abbots Langley, footballer, actor and current Celebrity Big Brother ‘inmate’ Vinnie Jones, who is 45 today and to former US Vice President Walter F. Mondale, who is 82.

2 Interesting Stories

With the thought that some of you may have already noticed other parties’ pronouncements in the news yesterday, here are two more slants on the coming election.

 We’re being outgunned by slick Tory machine, says Labour’s Andrew Slaughter

The Labour MP for Hammersnith believes that his chances of re-election are being hampered by a lack of funding compared to his Conservative opponent. Slaughter said;

“People should be concerned that money is being poured into seats like this and the consequences of that for democracy,”

Funny how Labour never saw this as a problem when they were the ones bringing in large donations?

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  • User Avatarstuart moran 27th Feb - 10:36pm
    so the answer is yes it does........thanks for agreeing (I am not sure what %age has to do with it.....) and then you increase vat...
  • User AvatarSimon Shaw 27th Feb - 10:33pm
    @stuart moran "Don’t the IFS also say that increasing the tax threshold (a Lib Dem success) also benefit higher tax payers more…..in a similar fashion?"...
  • User AvatarSimon Shaw 27th Feb - 10:16pm
    @Stuart "To be honest, ever since the memorable thread where Simon argued that the Lib Dems who voted to treble fees had actually KEPT their...
  • User Avatarstuart moran 27th Feb - 10:13pm
    Don't the IFS also say that increasing the tax threshold (a Lib Dem success) also benefit higher tax payers more.....in a similar fashion? I wait...
  • User Avatarstuart moran 27th Feb - 10:10pm
    Simon Shaw Do you oppose the increase to the tax threshold as that benefits the rich more than the poor? The IFS says that too
  • User AvatarStuart 27th Feb - 10:09pm
    @Simon Of course Labour trailed some of the more appealing parts of their policy for maximum impact - I saw it myself on BBC Breakfast...
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