by malgor |
May 6, 2017 · 1:50 pm
Having a laugh on Red Nose Day.
Jeremy Corbyn says that while he initially felt a little disappointed with the clobbering Labour took in the Local Elections, he remains totally confident that the people will be right behind him when it comes to the ‘real thing’ on 8 June.
“It’s obvious now that quite a lot of people were having a bit of a laugh on Thursday,” he said. “There is, of course, such a thing as the rebellious ironic tactical vote. But when, just by chance, huge chunks of the electorate have the same fun idea at the same time, the result can be a highly misleading picture of the mood of the country. Fortunately, I can see straight through it.” Continue reading →
Filed under Around Harold, Brexit, Election 2017, Entertainment, Labour, Politics, Society
Tagged as Brexit, Diane Abbott, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour membership, party donations
by dvo |
November 25, 2013 · 1:40 pm
The government is to introduce a new law to cap the growth of evidence supporting a cap on the cost of payday loans.
The Treasury says there is “growing evidence” that “growing evidence in support of the move” might adversely affect the reputations and profits of payday loan companies.
Speaking to the BBC, Chancellor George Osborne said there would be controls on the amount of research into payday loan charges, including arrangement and penalty fees and interest rates.
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