A real mixed bag of news today, although housing keeps cropping up.
House price rises ‘must stop’ says Vince Cable, and this reviewer has to agree with him, for the first time ever! (As do most of the commentors)
Cast caution aside in the fight for the United Kingdom says Charles Moore, in the fight against Salmond to keep the UK whole
Graeme Archer bemoans the ‘elf and safety brigade with Fears about safety are killing Brighton
David Cameron’s dream of an ‘A-list’ of women candidates fades Will he ever learn?
Energy firm First Utility suggests clients give up tea and shower with other people to cut costs “Let them eat cake,” basically is what FirstEnergy are saying, with a CEO who is on $1.34m a year
Keith Vaz: The ‘Teflon MP’ who enjoys the limelight Amazing that “spin” still works for some
Latvia: The country that fell for the euro They try to assess why the political leadership ignored popular opinion
Housing bubble fears renewed after price surge of 8.4% last year The Guardian remains neutral on this, and reader’s comments are not enabled, so clearly the Guardianistas are doing fine out of the property bubble.
Bankruptcy of Nick Griffin deals further blow to British National party The BNP had nearly a million votes in EU2009 and over half a million in GE2010. How many of those can UKIP pick up?
Former Lib Dem leader Sir Menzies Campbell believes Parliament needs more older MPs When enough people vote UKIP, that’s what they’ll get, although the party does have some younger candidates as well.
British councils to blitz squalid beds-in-sheds that house illegal immigrants About time too, as with satellite imagery it’s easy to spot them.
Immigration issue ‘needs to be put to the British public’ says Keith Vaz, without mentioning the need to leave the EU to achieve it!
GPs’ £1,500 for a shift in A&E: Family doctors hit jackpot moonlighting at weekends and nights And how many of the patients in A&E could have used an out-of-hours GP service?
NHS spending on consultants rises three-fold in just one year: £40m paid out by various health services in past six months They’re talking about management consultants here