Some Labour figures worry that the party leader is overdoing the anti-business rhetoric
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Tuesday 24 May 2011
Ministers should face regular performance reviews in the same way employees do in every other profession, an influential think tank suggests today.
Sunday 21 November 2010
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Friday 08 October 2010
Ed Balls might have wanted the shadow chancellor's job in Ed Miliband's frontbench team - but he will surely relish the opportunity to pit his combative style against Home Secretary Theresa May.
Sunday 26 September 2010
Lord Walker: Durable left-of-centre Conservative politician who served in government under Heath and Thatcher
Thursday 24 June 2010
Peter Walker was one of the great survivors of the Conservative Party, spanning the Heath and Thatcher eras. At the time of his voluntary retirement in 1990, a few months before Thatcher's downfall, no 20th century politician, apart from Churchill and Lloyd George, had served longer in Cabinets and Shadow Cabinets, and it was appropriate that he should call his memoirs Staying Power. Though he never held one of the "great" offices of state, the variety of posts that he did fill, and the timing of them, ensured that he made significant contributions to British public life, proving a minister of considerable executive efficiency. Political durability was not his only claim to fame. His earlier role as a successful city financier, particularly with Jim Slater, would alone have ensured him the attention of serious commentators.
Monday 14 June 2010
Friday 04 June 2010
Leonard Gordon Wolfson, who has died at the age of 82, took control of a family business which earned huge amounts of money and also distributed huge amounts through a philanthropic foundation.
Monday 24 May 2010
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Friday 09 April 2010
Long before Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand earned BBC censure for "Sachsgate", Chris Morris was causing mayhem on the airways by inserting obscenities into the news (at BBC Radio Bristol) and jokingly insinuating the death of the (very much living) Michael Heseltine, which earned him a BBC suspension.
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