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    Today’s stories from and about the CPS, as well as some of the most interesting articles seen online.

    CPS

    • Economic Researcher Ryan Bourne looks ahead to tomorrow’s Statement from the Chancellor in his blog – ‘The Autumn Statement: maintain credibility and go for growth’ http://tiny.cc/t1hig
    • On Friday, the CPS launched its first ‘Growth Bulletin’ looking ahead to tomorrow’s Autumn Statement http://tiny.cc/ygavr
    • Director Tim Knox opined that we should be backing, not bashing, RBS in The Sun’s business section on Saturday – ‘Bank on bankers’ http://tiny.cc/2jwk7
    • CPS Research Fellow Michael Johnson has provided a detailed analysis of the public sector pensions challenge for Placard magazine – ‘Closing the gap between private and public sector pensions shouldn’t just be about levelling-down’ http://tiny.cc/417kw
    • CPS Board Member Fraser Nelson and Guilty Men pamphlet author Peter Oborne were named 5th and 13th respectively in Total Politics list of the Top 100 Political Journalists 2011 http://tiny.cc/rt8iu

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    Politics

    • Ed Balls asked Jim to Fix It for him to be a drummer (John Rentoul, The Independent) http://tiny.cc/ab1ng
    • More taxpayer funding for the unions than under Labour (Harry Phibbs, Mail Online) http://tiny.cc/if2l2
    • Michael Gove launches a fierce attack on union leaders: this is not the way to appeal to the centre ground (Daniel Knowles, The Telegraph) http://tiny.cc/z36e2
    • Four more years of Boris Johnson, says poll (Evening Standard) http://tiny.cc/dvbpp  
    • In Defence of Margaret Thatcher (Peter Watt, Dale & Co.) http://tiny.cc/bkfjv
    • Ed not doing the business (Paul Waugh, Politics Home) http://tiny.cc/8ie1k

    US Politics

    • Why Gingrich's immigration plan is unworkable (David Frum, CNN) http://tiny.cc/n2wpi
    • The Union-Leader is endorsing Newt Gingrich in 2011, but in 1992 it called him a 'prostitute' (Timothy Stanley, The Telegraph) http://tiny.cc/okrwr

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    Date added: Monday 28th November 2011