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Party manifestos to be displayed in plain packets with government health warning

best to keep them away from childrenNew election rules mean that all political manifestos will be required by law to be displayed inside plain white packets with a prominent health warning. Politicians will no longer be able to publicly advertise their manifestos and shops will be expected to keep them hidden away from view under the counter.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2011
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Government promises more support for Coalition parties with special needs

The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has announced an overhaul of the services available to support small political parties with special needs, in an effort to lift more than 70 Liberal Democrats out of a costly, complex and bureaucratic nightmare of compromise and despair.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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Osborne: ‘We’ll cut corners, literally’

George Osborne announced today that the government will cut corners, off everything, in one of the coalition’s most radical budget policies yet. To cheers from Tory MPs, the chancellor delivered his speech from a large bowl. ‘After years of out-of-control investment in corners, we’re cutting them,’ said Osborne, wobbling violently. ‘Who needs them? Not me.’ [...]

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Posted: Mar 6th, 2011
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Nick Clegg welcomes ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy for Lib Dems

Nick Clegg has defended plans to enable Liberal Democrats to serve in government while keeping their political persuasion private.

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Posted: Jan 13th, 2011
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Cameron to extend time limit for blaming previous government

David Cameron today unveiled plans for new legislation which will double the time limit during which it is acceptable to blame the previous government for the nation’s problems.

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Posted: Dec 16th, 2010
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