Scottish Independence Referendum,
High Food Prices,
Rising Food Costs,
UK Politics News
Scots will have to pay more for their food if Scotland gains independence next year, as Britain's biggest supermarket chains will be forced to increase their prices, executives have warned. Speaking to the Financial Times, three of the Big Four supermarket groups, Tesco, Asda, Morrison's and Sainsbury's said...
Former Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain has slammed those who "rewrite" the history of their support for Nelson Mandela and the ANC, and accused the Tories' of "craven indulgence to apartheid rulers". Hain, whose family were anti-apartheid activists and fled South Africa when he was a child after being...
Despite calls for restraint by all party leaders, public anger at MPs is set to rise by 11%. A Conservative source said that the Prime Minister has consistently believed that "levels of discontentment should be going down, not up" - while a source from the Labour party said:...
Is Iain Duncan Smith on the way out? The Prime Minister's spokesman told journalists on Monday morning that David Cameron has full confidence in his work and pensions secretary. Duncan Smith has insisted his flagship welfare reforms remain on track, despite further delays to the programme. The work and pensions...
Iain Duncan Smith,
Mehdi's Morning Memo,
UK Politics News
The five things you need to know on Monday 9 December... 1) IDS, IN DEEP SHAMBLES In his own semi-shambolic response to the Autumn Statement last week, shadow chancellor Ed Balls taunted the work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith: "No mention of Universal Credit in this statement. IDS -...