Whilst the revelations flow thick and fast in the Hutton Inquiry, the
central exercise for Blair and his cronies is how to deflect and avoid
blame. A shoddy string of Pontius Pilates roll out before the inquiry,
trying to absolve themselves of any responsibility for the events
leading to Dr David Kelly’s suicide,...
Postal workers will shortly be balloted on taking industrial over an 18
month pay deal of 4.5%. If they vote for action this will be the first
national action for 7 years and the first pay dispute since the nine
week strike of 1971.
Top bosses’ pay keeps going up and up. A recent survey by the Guardian
newspaper found that the senior directors of the UK’s biggest 100
companies increased their income by a staggering 23% last year alone.
That was seven times faster than average earnings.
COMING ON top of the controversy surrounding weapons of mass destruction
(WMDs), the death of scientist Dr David Kelly has brought about the most
serious crisis that New Labour has faced since coming to power in 1997.