Why the choice of ex-PR man Lord (Jonathan) Hill as the next European commissioner for financial services is a gift to British banks.
COSY BUSINESS AS USUAL
Treasury committee MPs learn that the relationship between the banks, big accountants and regulators is riddled with potential conflicts of interest.
MP Nigel Evans, cleared of rape and sexual assault charges in April, gave a series of media interviews – which he’s being paid for until next June. Curious!
PREZZA IN POLAND
When he’s not on the stump in Scotland or tweeting madly, Labour’s John Prescott is busy on a Council of Europe jolly to Slupsk in Poland. But why?
LIB DEM LAMENT
It’s not looking good for Gerald Vernon-Jackson, the Lib Dem with his heart set on Mike ‘Handy’ Hancock’s once safe seat in Portsmouth South.
IN THE COURT OF KING VAZ
Gavel Basher hears Keith Vaz’s home affairs select committee duff up a quintet of public servants involved in the Rotherham child-abuse scandal.