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Spending Review reaction through the web

Every journalist, political commentator and influential tweeter had their say on the Comprehensive Spending Review. What did the blogs have to say? Not a lot really unless they challenged Treasury […]

9 years ago
How the North West will benefit from the Spending Review

The Chancellor’s announcement of cuts across the UK is bad news for many people but the Comprehensive Spending Review brings some reassurance and benefits to the North West. Some key […]

9 years ago
Coalition Spending Review – Live Coverage #csr #prestoncuts

Today Chancellor George Osborne will announce the biggest set of government cuts this century. In an urge to create a smaller state and cut the deficit, the Chancellor is expected […]

9 years ago
Students speak out on tuition fee rise

Preston’s students have reacted to the Browne Review and its long awaited independent report into student funding that has recommended a radical shake up by lifting the cap on tuition […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement McVicar rebukes pay critics

UCLan’s Vice-Chancellor has warned that “ill-informed” discussions of senior staff pay will simply drive competent professionals out of the UK and into the hands of overseas competitors. His warning comes […]

9 years ago
Preston Elections: 2010 – text updates

 For all the live action from the Preston Guild Hall, updated every 20 minutes by Andy Halls. For more interactive updates, head to our live-blog here. For a list of […]

9 years ago
Election 2010 – The key figures

With Preston and its surrounding constituencies going to poll tomorrow, here is the key information regarding the percentage of voters needed to swing their vote in order to unseat the current candidate; and the time the result is expected to be announced. Whilst Preston, Wyre & Preston North, and the Fylde require a reasonably large percentage of voters to change their minds based on the last election; the South Ribble and Ribble Valley constituencies should be very closely contested – and could go right down to the wire.

9 years ago
Election 2010 in Preston

Blog Preston will be covering the 2010 general election and local elections direct from the Town Hall. Here’s our live blog as the local election results are announced, follow Joseph […]

9 years ago
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