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The Idiots’ Guide to Claiming MP Expenses
Actually, it’s not an Idiots’ Guide – it’s the real thing.
Download
it here and compare it with your own expenses system

You’ve got to laugh
Or you’d cry.
Check
out the Daily Telegraph‘s Matt cartoons

No double-standards
The
Treasury Select Committee’s report on bankers has just been published.
(No
members of the Committee were ‘named’ by the Telegraph.)

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The Finance Bill
Read the bill and follow its progress through Parliament
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here

The Budget speech
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here

The Budget Reports
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here

The Budget press notices
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here

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G20
“A global plan for recovery on an unprecedented scale”
Read
the London Communiqué
[3 April 2009]

G whizz
“Enhancing sound regulation, promoting integrity in financial markets”
Read
the plan for strengthening the financial system
[3 April 2009]

G plan
“Ensuring that capital continues to flow to emerging market and developing
countries”
Read
the plan for supporting emerging markets
[3 April 2009]

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The Turner reprise
Our summary of Lord Turner’s recent speech.
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our summary

The Turner speech
FSA chairman Lord Turner’s recent speech on the causes of the banking crisis.
Read
speech

The Turner Review
Eagerly-awaited document on the future of bank regulation.
Read
the review

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Now is the hour
The Financial Services Authority has published the Turner review of
bank regulation.
Read
the review

Hold on a second
The Financial Reporting Council is looking again at the Combined Code in light
of the banking crisis and wit hregard to the Walker review.
Read
the call for evidence

Just a minute
The Bank of England’s latest MPC meeting minutes, released 18 March, explain how
quantitative easing will work.
Read
MPC minutes

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Dear Prudence
Chancellor Alistair Darling’s statement detailing the support being given to
RBS, limiting the bank’s right to claim tax losses in future and requiring it to
increase its lending to housebuyers and businesses.
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statement

Dear Paul
Fred Goodwin’s letter to Paul Myners sets out why why he won’t give back some of
his pension.
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letter

Dear Fred
Paul Myners’s reply to Fred Goodwin asks him to think again.
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letter

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