Archive of 6 June 2008

Euro MEP expenses are increasingly coming under the spotlight

MEPs fail to declare expenses as Tory bloodbath continues

The controversy over Tory MEP expenses continues to build this afternoon as a second Tory head rolled over financial irregularities.

  • EU's arms controls need overhaul, report says

    EU arms control 'failing'

    The European Union must strengthen its failing arms control agreement, a report published by Saferworld today says.

  • The Tories continue to push for an EU treaty referendum

    New front opens on EU referendum challenge

    Challenges to the government's refusal to hold a referendum on the Lisbon treaty will "come to a head" in the House of Lords next week, the Conservative leader in the House of Lords believes.

  • Ms Harman announced the bill would be delayed

    Govt delays planning bill

    The government has delayed the controversial planning bill until later in the month, in what is being claimed as a victory for environmental groups.

  • Dental reforms 'have not increased access'

    Dental reforms 'have not increased access'

    About 80,000 fewer people see a dentist than before the new dental contract was brought in during April 2006, according to new figures.

  • The week in Westminster

    The week in Westminster

    Labour's leadership has been watching Boris Johnson go to work, and they've been learning lessons.

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