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post 26 May 2016
Read more on Liam's blog Bank holiday weather: a bit warmer but no heatwave

Once again we find ourselves with a bank holiday weekend upon us and the weather is no doubt at the forefront of many of our minds. The weather during the last bank holiday was nothing special, which

article 25 May 2016 UK, European Union
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EU referendum: are you registered to vote?

The EU referendum will be held on June 23. If you are not on the electoral roll and don't register by June 7 you simply won't be able to vote.

post 25 May 2016
Read more from Helia Ebrahimi on her blog Tata Steel: secret plan to rewrite pension law

People involved in the discussions say the law could become a Pandora's box with "dangerous implications" for all UK pension schemes and employees.

video 24 May 2016 UK

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Conservative party opposes election expenses extension

Tory Party lawyers oppose a request from Kent Police to extend the time limit needed to investigate their election spending. The Conservatives say that all local spending has been declared correctly.

post 23 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron and Osborne warn of 'DIY recession'

I've been to B&Q's office in Eastleigh to hear the PM and Chancellor warn of a "DIY recession." I wonder if they cleared that line with B&Q when they booked the venue?

post 23 May 2016
Read more on Liam's blog Why talk of a sizzling summer is nothing but hot air

It's natural that we'd all like to know what the weather is doing for the whole summer, but is it possible to predict so far ahead?

video 18 May 2016 UK

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Labour's expenses from the general election are questioned

Questions are asked about whether Labour properly declared its expenses in last year's general election. Labour says its spending was within the law and the rules set out by the Electoral Commission.

post 18 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Queen's Speech - Referendum Truce? No Chance

The plan had been to hold this Queen's Speech after the referendum on the EU but the government felt there was a danger it would look like it had nothing to do.

post 17 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Boris - man of the people (though not the greengrocers)

Boris Johnson, the narrative goes, is for the little guy, the fellow on PAYE, the little people who pay their taxes.