Daily democracy news: Prince Charles, Rebekah Brooks, City of London
Author: Zoe Stavri
Published on Oct 17, 2012
In the news today, lots of open government issues regarding Prince Charles and Rebekah Brooks, the possibility of tax devolution for London and preparations for the Scottish independence referendum begin.
ATTORNEY GENERAL BLOCKS DISCLOSURE OF PRINCE CHARLES LETTERS TO MINISTERS- The Attorney General has overturned the decision to disclose lobbying by Prince Charles to ministers, saying it is a vital part of his preparation to be King. Do you think this is a sensible decision?
LONDON CONSIDERS TAX DEVOLUTION- Economists and local government experts are considering the possibility of devolving tax powers in London. Do you think this would be feasible?
PRESSURE GROWS ON DAVID CAMERON TO RELEASE “SECRET” REBEKAH BROOKS EMAILS- Labour says the Prime Minister must release personal emails between himself and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks. Are these in the public interest?
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: NICOLA STURGEON IN TALKS OVER VOTES ISSUES- Talks are to begin between the Electoral Commission and Sturgeon’s office over campaign spending issues and the precise wording of the question. How do you think this should work?