Top news today: women’s representation, Scotland, party donors
Author: Zoe Stavri
Published on Sep 27, 2012
In the news today, Jo Swinson criticises the cabinet for women’s representation, Alistair Darling comments on alternatives to full independence for Scotland and yet more non-domiciled donors revealed.
PM TOLD HE HAS TOO FEW WOMEN IN HIS CABINET- Employment minister Jo Swinson has criticised the government for having too few women, comparing it to businesses in the UK which have better representation. What should be done to improve representation?
HOLYROOD NEEDS TO BE OFFERED MORE POWER AS INDEPENDENCE ALTERNATIVE, SAYS ALISTAIR DARLING- Alistair Darling has said Holyrood needs to be offered more powers to provide an alternative to full independence. How will this impact on the independence referendum?
ANGER AT ANDREW MITCHELL’S OFFSHORE “DONORS”- The chief whip- who controversially called police officers “plebs”- and the Lib Dem party have received large donations from company Brompton Capital whose owners are based in the tax haven Jersey.
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