There is much being made by the BBC this morning of the news that the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) will apparently have an annual budget of £6.5m. That's certainly a large sum of money, but is it an increase on what we spend now, and is it worth it? - Read More
Daily Telegraph: New media, new politics?
Daily Express: Now we have to bail out the Euro
Daily Express: 'Betrayal' of British firms as Olympic badges deal goes to China
Aberdeen Press & Journal: Prisoners to get 1,000 new TVs
ITN.com: Mandelson's Ministry spent £1.1m on entertaining
The Spectator Coffee House Blog: The Cameroons are fleshing out the agenda which may come to define them
ComputerWorld (Norway): Council publicly denies £30,000 Apple iPad plans
Animal Friends Insurance: Police dog training to include blogging?
BBC Radio Suffolk: TPA Campaign Director Mark Wallace said that it “beggars belief” that the Government spent millions of pounds before abandoning proposals for unitary councils in Suffolk
Heart FM: Mark Wallace said that police travelling to Vancouver to visit the Winter Olympics must keep costs to a bare minimum
BBC Radio Northampton: Mark Wallace congratulated Northamptonshire County Council on their plans to make their spending more transparent
LBC: Mark Wallace and James Whale discussed IPSA and the importance of getting a tough new MPs’ expenses scheme