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Gordon Brown to step down as Labour leader

Gordon Brown has announced today that he is stepping down as the Labour Party leader.

Brown says he wants a successor to be in place by the time of the party’s conference in September.

The announcement comes as the party starts formal talks with the Liberal Democrats

Brown says he has “no desire to stay in his position longer than was needed to form a stable government” he will ask the Labour Party to set in form the process of a leadership contest.


Coalition government sets out agenda

The coalition government of the Conservative party and the Liberal Democrats has revealed its plans for banking reform and tackling the budget deficit, though has avoided the question of what will happen to the Financial Services Authority.

Brits get the repayment bug

Repaying debt is in fashion, according to figures released by the Bank of England. The statistics show that Britons repaid more than £4bn in secured lending in Q4 2009. It’s the seventh quarter in a row that the Bank’s equity withdrawal figure has been negative and should be compared with Q4 2003 when the country […]

Mental health in the mainstream

By Amanda Docherty, senior marketing consultant Apart from career success, millions in the bank and, on appearance, coveted lifestyles, what else do Rio Ferdinand, Lady Gaga and Ellie Goulding all have in common? They’ve all demonstrated that the power of celebrity can sometimes have a more altruistic purpose than idle gossip. Recently we’ve seen respected […]


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  • Robin Banks 10th May 2010 at 6:46 pm

    If Lab & Libs join in a coalition, the British public will have been well & truly stitched up – &

    It’s not the people who vote that count. It’s the people who count the votes.” (Josef Stalin) & I thought Marxism was dead!