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Tories to scrap policy of free breast milk for new borns

by on May 9, 2016

you don't get many of them to the pound

The Government has announced that babies could soon be charged for suckling at their mother’s teat if controversial new plans are given the green light.

‘These infant layabouts are a drain on their mother’s breasts, and whichever way you look at it they are sucking the system dry,’ said health minister, Anne Milton. ‘Children under the age of one contribute next to nothing to society, and it’s about time they gave something back. Breast milk doesn’t just grow on trees, you know.’

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Insightful Corbyn/Cameron brand lens research article …exclusive to theMarketingblog

by on February 16, 2016

In recent months the political landscape has seen a drastic change, largely due to the popularity of Jeremy Corbyn. Storming into the Labour leadership with a 59.5% of first preference votes among party members, Corbyn beat four other Labour candidates to become the leader of the Labour party.

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How would a Brexit affect the events industry?

by on February 9, 2016

As PM David Cameron holds vital talks with key EU leaders to bring about his proposed reforms, a public referendum on whether the UK should leave the EU is expected to be held this year.

As industry leaders in the events industry, display stand supplier Printdesigns is considering the effect a Brexit could have on the sector.

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Laughter Spot : Can we petition to have David Cameron’s new plane named ‘Spirit of Austerity’?

by on November 23, 2015

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Latest tweets on the Big 7 TV debate

by on April 2, 2015

Bookmakers expect Nigel Farage to win, but Tory strategists hope a ‘show, not tell’ policy will pay dividends as seven party leaders face off.

James Lancaster writes .. With the eagerly anticipated leadership debate almost upon us, ITV have now confirmed the format details for the two-hour long televised event, including both the running and podium order.

Each party leader will make a short opening statement and a closing statement; in between which each of them will respond to a number of questions posed by the audience. Following a drawing of lots, it has been decided that Green party leader Natalie Bennett will speak first, with the current Prime Minister David Cameron listed as the last speaker of the evening. [more…]

David Cameron and George Osborne have announced Tech Nation

by on February 5, 2015

David Cameron launches Tech Nation, a guide to UK tech ecos…

David Cameron and George Osborne today announced Tech Nation, a comprehensive analysis of Britain's growing tech clusters. The project, led by Tech City UK in partnership with Due… [more…]

Cronyism / David Cameron sends a former boss of the tax-avoiding firm Google to the Lords

by on August 12, 2014

David Cameron sends former boss of tax-dodging Google to the Lords

Joanna Shields, the Prime Minister’s digital adviser who used to be in charge of Google’s Europe division, was among 22 ‘working’ peers nominated by the main political parties.

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Who is this picking up lamb chops from Cobbs Butchers?

by on December 7, 2013

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Curbs on ‘exploitative, degrading, irritating’ Royal baby coverage |

by on July 24, 2013

PM unveils curbs on ‘exploitative, degrading, irritating’ Royal baby coverage | NewsBiscuit

  1. Every household in the UK is to have endless, vacuous reporting of the birth and infancy of the Royal baby blocked by their internet provider unless they choose to receive it, David Cameron has announced. See on newsbiscuit.com

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Vince Cable’s business bank kicks off with initial £1 billion kitty

by on April 11, 2013

Business secretary Vince Cable has unveiled the first phase of the government's new business bank, its latest initiative to encourage lending to SMEs.

New tact: It's hoped the business bank will make access to capital easier for SMEs

New tact: It's hoped the business bank will make access to capital easier for SMEs

The initial stage of the coalition's business bank will see £300 million co-invested into small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) alongside private sector commitments.

In March, Cable outlined plans to start operations in April , with the bank becoming fully operational in autumn 2014.

The £300 million is the first allocation from the £1 billion of new capital that has been allocated through the business bank, a sum first revealed during George Osborne's 2012 Autumn Statement .

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