City AM

Eurozone bond yields dip to lowest levels in history.

– Stephen Littlechild: A bureaucratic nightmare risks stifling innovation in Britain’s energy market.

– Ryan Bourne: Why the unhealthy relationship between charities and the state must end.

– Allie Renison: Why Britain’s battle against Juncker may not be worth it.


Daily Telegraph

– Every school will be ordered to ‘actively promote’ British values (also in Daily Express, Daily Mail, The Times, The Guardian, The Independent).

Brown urges PM to debate with Salmond (also in Daily Mail).

– Benedict Brogan: Britain once strutted the stage, but now it prefers the quiet life.

– Phillip Johnston: All pupils deserve a basic set of principles.


Daily Express

– Baroness McDonagh: Smart meters will revolutionise how we pay for energy.


Daily Mail

– Trojan Horse: The damming verdict.

Mansion tax revived as Clegg targets rich.

£4,000 fine for not buying a TV licence.


The Times

– Cameron rallies European leaders to block Juncker’s bid for extra power (also in The Guardian, The Independent).

Clegg would quit to boot party’s election hopes.


The Guardian

– Tories’ failure to invest in housing could cause next crisis, says Clegg.

Labour admission on inequality.

– Gordon Brown: It’s not Scotland v Britain. We need a patriotic alternative to the SNP.


The Independent

– Steve Richards: A squabble between senior minister is masking a major flaw in Tory policy – how can we shrink the state and still maintain standards?

NHS trust saves £67m by freeing itself from PFI deal.


The Sun

Passport fiasco puts 500,000 hols in peril.

Daily Events
House of Commons
Education Select Committee. Exams for 15-19 year olds in England: follow up – Glenys Stacey, Chief Executive and Chief Regulator, Ofqual, Amanda Spielman, Chair, Ofqual and Dr Michelle Meadows, Director of Research and Evaluation, Ofqual

– Business-University Collaboration – Professor Alan Hughes, Director of the UK Innovation Research Centre, University of Cambridge and Will Hutton, Chair, Big Innovation Centre and Principal of Hertford College, University of Oxford; Professor Sir Keith O’Nions, President and Rector of Imperial College on behalf of The Russell Group, Dr Tim Bradshaw, Head of Policy for Research and Innovation, The Russell Group, Libby Hackett, Chief Executive, University Alliance and Professor Wendy Purcell, Vice-Chancellor, Plymouth University on behalf of University Alliance; Dr David Docherty, CEO, National Centre for Universities and Business and Professor Graeme Reid, Professor of Science and Research Policy at the University College London on behalf of the National Centre for Universities and Business
– Treasury Select Committee. SME Lending – Richard Pyman, Chief Executive Officer, Shawbrook Bank and Anders Bouvin, UK Chief Executive Officer, Handelsbanken; Professor Mark Watson-Gandy, Thirteen Old Square Chambers, Frances Coulson, Managing & Client Services Partner, Moon Beever Solicitors and Martin Morrin, Chair, Asset-Based Finance Association and Managing Director, RBS Invoice Finance
– Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee. Work of the Arts Council (England) – Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair, Arts Council England and Alan Davey, Chief Executive, Arts Council England; Mr Edward Vaizey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
House of Lords
– Oral Questions. Specific objectives for the reform of the EU
– Home Secretary Theresa May to publish Modern Slavery Bill. Home Office 02070353535.

– LONDON: Duke of Edinburgh’s birthday (born 1921).
– 0845 LONDON: Francis Maude and Treasury minister briefing on Government savings
– HARPSUND, SWEDEN: David Cameron meeting with premiers of Sweden, Germany and Netherlands.
– 1830 LONDON: John Bercow speech on digital democracy to Policy Exchange
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