Friday, 15 February 2008

MPs Announce Public Misled Over Cost Of Olympics

A group of cross-party MPs have declared that "the British public have been grossly misled and the original estimate for the Olympic Games was totally unrealistic". Initial projections were £4bn but costs are now estimated at £9.3bn and growing.

Friday, 8 February 2008

Labour Committed To Public Sector Reforms

Ed Miliband, the Cabinet Office minister, denied claims that the Brown government had halted public services reform and insisted that Labour spending on public services had not been wasted.
Read more here.

Since Brown came to power, Labour have talked incessantly about their 'vision' but have failed to describe it in any sort of detail or set out plans for implementation. This nonsense about rebuilding relations with public sector workers alienated by perceptions of Blair's permanent revolution just doesn't wash. The unions have threatened industrial action following an undesirable pay offer; held ransom, the government are simply pandering to their paymasters.