Daily View 2×2: 10 December 2009

Good morning and welcome to Daily View. 10th December is the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death and the first awards of the Nobel Prize in 1901. Today we also sing happy birthday to Emily Dickinson and Ada Lovelace.

The numerical elements of this post break down a little, as you’ll see.

Must-Read Blog Posts

What are other Liberal Democrat bloggers saying? Here are some posts that have caught the eye from the Liberal Democrat Blogs aggregator:

OnePlace to rule them all

As we reported yesterday, the Audit Commission launched One Place, a website listing government inspection results of all local authorities. And reviews of their own councils have been exercising some Lib Dem bloggers since the site came back up yesterday afternoon:

Housing minister on housing

Jonathan Calder reports on a speech by minister John Healey.

Spotted any other great posts in the last day from blogs that aren’t on the aggregator? Do post up a comment sharing them with us all.

Big Stories

Well, there’s only one big story in town and that’s yesterday’s Pre Budget Report. The Lib Dems pointed out at least two U-turns – plans to save money for poorest families, and the climbdown on bingo tax, introduced in April.

All papers but the Star are leading with the PBR, and although there are a variety of responses, they are all negative. Apparently the original headline in the Sun was Darling screwed more people than Tiger Woods but that’s no longer how it reads now.

Elsewhere we have:

Ouch.

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