Top news today: Clegg, Scotland, pubs
Author: Zoe Stavri
Published on Nov 02, 2012
In the news today, Clegg hits out at Tory stance to the EU, figures reveal Scottish people receive more state spending per head and a Conservative MP talks about the political relevance of pubs.
CAMERON STANCE COULD FORCE BRITAIN OUT OF THE EU SAYS CLEGG- The deputy prime minister has criticised David Cameron’s approach to the EU, and that of other Conservative Party politicians. Might this reveal a rift in the coalition?
SCOTS RECEIVE £1600 MORE PER HEAD IN STATE SPENDING THAN THE ENGLISH- Per head, people in Scotland receive more state spending than people in England. Do you think this is down to attempts to keep Scotland in the UK, or different budgeting?
I GET MY CONSTITUENCY NEWS IN THE PUB, SAYS TORY CHARLOTTE LESLIE- A Conservative MP described pubs as like a “real world” version of the House of Commons, and finds that the pub is the best place to find out what is happening in her constituency. Do you think the pub is a political space?