Week of Aug 1 – Aug 7

8-5-11

Voters doubtful on David Cameron’s aid policy

Fewer than half of voters believe that the government should be giving hundreds of millions of pounds in aid to overseas countries during a time of austerity in Britain, Downing Street’s own research has found.

Millions face pension poverty as ‘golden’ era ends

Up to 14 million workers will retire with pensions far smaller than those enjoyed by their parents, a report warns today, as the “golden generation” of retirement schemes comes to an end.

George Osborne interrupts holiday to make debt crisis calls

Chancellor also urged Italy and Spain to show that they will force through credible deficit reduction plans

8-4-11

Debt crisis: Global markets plunge as eurozone contagion spreads

We need three big reforms to get Britain growing

The focus must be on labour, land and capital in order to boost the economy.

The ‘five-a-day’ parenting checklist

A little practical advice for parents.

8-2-11

The left’s solution to dealing with an elite is…for its own elite to organise another elite

Charles Moore’s recent scourging of Britain’s banking elite struck a nerve – and not only among bankers – so the new campaign trailed in today’s Guardian to rein it in may strike another one.

8-1-11

All-Ability Day by MP Robert Halfon

Yesterday, I went to the second Harlow All-Ability Sports Day at Stewards School.  A packed event with parents and youngsters of all-abilities, participating in sports of all kind.  Wheelchair athletes playing basketball against Firemen, pony rides, swimming, dance and a barbecue.  Community groups abounded, including Pact Harlow, and Harlow Judo Club.

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