Ed Balls faces down the growth deniers: 8 in the morning – August 26th

27th August, 2010 7:59 am


* At Bloomberg, where ten days ago George Osborne claimed Labour were “deficit deniers”, Ed Balls will accuse David Cameron and George Osborne of being “growth deniers”.

* £2,000 to meet David Cameron sparks “cash for access” row.

* Tory donor and “fugitive tycoon” Asil Nadir returns to Britain to face trial for fraud.

* MPs turn the air blue over new expenses body IPSA.

* Arthur Scargill’s last industrial action will be against his own union, writes Paul Routledge in The Mirror.

* Defence manufacturers have asked David Cameron to clear up confusion over how the replacement for Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent will be funded.

* That “big society” in action: £734m to be cut from voluntary projects by the coalition.

* Former First Minister Jack McConnell will stand down from the Scottish Parliament at next May’s elections.

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