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John Street’s Diary April 3

Published: April 3, 2015
Written by John Street

With the death of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew goes one of the most important international influences on British politics in recent history

John Street’s Diary March 20

Published: March 20, 2015
Written by John Street

Research by the High Pay Centre found that business leaders from across Britain believe executive pay bonanzas pose the biggest threat to the reputation of the private sector.

John Street’s Diary Tribune March 6

Published: March 6, 2015
Written by John Street

New constituency polling released by Lord Ashcroft showed that UKIP is running behind in four key target seats currently held by the Conservatives. A poll of Boston and Skegness – …

John Street’s Diary February 20

Published: February 20, 2015
Written by John Street

New data from the British Election Study shows despite recent negative headlines, Nigel Farage has the potential to boost the electoral prospects of the party he leads to a greater …

John Street’s Diary February 6

Published: February 6, 2015
Written by John Street

Embarrassment for David Cameron as his wife Samantha’s business links puncture a hole in his synthetic criticisms of companies which hide away in overseas tax havens.

John Street’s Diary January 23

Published: January 23, 2015
Written by John Street

The coalition has quietly rushed through legislation to reduce potential costs to employers following the recent court decision on holiday pay. Before Christmas, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that holiday …

Tribune on 22Jan15

Published: January 22, 2015
Written by Andrew Rosthorn

National Minimum Wage Scams The TUC calls for ‘constant vigilance’ in their report Enforcing the National Minimum Wage – Keeping Up the Pressure. A wide range of employers’ scams includes: …

John Street’s Diary January 9

Published: January 9, 2015
Written by John Street

UKIP appears to have been “swamped” by crazies, particularly in Kent where Nigel Farage hopes to win a parliamentary seat for himself in Ma

Joy Johnson

Published: December 18, 2014
Written by Joy Johnson

If they finish their job, they could finish all of us

John Street’s Diary October 31

Published: November 28, 2014
Written by John Street

Labour MSP Jackie Baillie was not alone, during Alex Salmond’s final First Minister’s Questions at Holyrood, in saying the “real tragedy” of his career was that he had become so …