Daily View 2×2: 20 November 2009

Welcome, Daily Viewers, to November 20th; it’s 17 years since fire broke out at Windsor Castle, causing tens of millions of pounds worth of damage. It’s also 24 years since Microsoft released Windows 1.0.

2 Must-Read Blog Posts

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

  • The Isms of Cruddas Giles Wilkes at Freethinking Economist on why it’s not enough to think about thinkers.
  • The forgotten work and the financial penalties for women as primary carers – by Jane Watkinson at My Liberal Democrat Political Ramblings.

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.

2 Big Stories


Harriet Harman to be prosecuted for alleged driving offences

The BBC on the charges facing Harriet Harman:

She faces prosecution for allegedly driving without due care and attention and driving while using a mobile phone.

The Crown Prosecution Service has said there is sufficient evidence and it is in the public interest to prosecute.

David Curry, sleaze watchdog chairman, stands down after allowance claims. From the Times:

The MP in charge of the Commons sleaze watchdog stood down tonight pending an inquiry into his second home allowance claims.

Conservative David Curry is facing allegations that he claimed almost £30,000 towards the cost of a property that he does not use.

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