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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 has published an update to his factsheet on the increasing inaccuracy of MPC inflation forecasts – ‘Factsheet 6 UPDATE: the recent history of MPC inflation forecasts’ http://tiny.cc/fj9vr
    • The factsheet was mentioned in Patrick Hosking’s Times article – ‘Savers are not off their trolley, just desperate’ (CPS link) http://tiny.cc/awtc4
    • Kathy Gyngell blogs on the controversial morning after pill plans highlighted by The Telegraph’s front page splash yesterday – ‘A Licence to Spread STIs’ http://tiny.cc/8w760
    •  Tony Lodge had a letter on fuel poverty published in the Times’ Letters to the Editor section – ‘Fuel poverty’ (CPS link) http://tiny.cc/4yhr2
    • Lewis Brown wrote a reaction blog to PMQ’s and the possible albeit unlikely change of path for the Labour Party – ‘Miliband’s line of attack at PMQ’s today will cut to the core of what it means to be a Conservative’ http://tiny.cc/56ol3
    • Lewis and the CPS interns Dane Barnett and Nick Jaques also contributed their predictions on a blog last night asking ‘Who would you vote for?’ in the race for the Republican nomination in 2012 http://tiny.cc/v4mv7

    Top Links

    Politics

    • Britons 'less willing to pay for taxes to help others' (BBC News) http://tiny.cc/7yujz
    • Britain turns to conservative values as recession bites: We want the State to stay out of our lives and sympathy for benefit claimants has evaporated (Mail Online) http://tiny.cc/fndyp
    • PMQS: Weak outing for Cameron as Europe promises haunt (Harry Cole, The Commentator) http://tiny.cc/hvqof
    • PMQs: Flashman meets his Waterloo as Ed Miliband looks more Eurosceptic than our Tory PM (Will Heaven, The Telegraph)
    • Now Boris piles more referendum pressure on Cameron (Paul Goodman, Conservative Home)
    • Back to basics (Old Holborn) http://tiny.cc/1ri9y

    Europe

    • Yes to treaty change — but only on our terms (David Cameron MP, The Times, £) http://tiny.cc/86atc
    • Owen Paterson tells David Cameron: EU referendum is 'inevitable' (James Kirkup, The Telegraph) http://tiny.cc/ow5bw
    • David Cameron's Man of Steel is an cast-iron hostage to fortune (Dan Hodges, The Telegraph) http://tiny.cc/ap7pl
    • Britain’s refusal to renegotiate stands in the way of the success of the European Project (Andrew Lilico, Conservative Home) http://tiny.cc/qbjyo
    • AUDIO: Martha Kearney interviews Boris Johnson ahead of EU summit - The World at One, BBC Radio 4 (Audioboo) http://tiny.cc/8fj0i
    • If we're not pressing for a repatriation of power, what was all the Eurosceptic rhetoric for? (Dan Hannan MEP, The Telegraph) http://tiny.cc/na5u4

    World Politics

    • 10 GOP Endorsements That Still Matter in 2012’s Presidential Election (The Daily Beast) http://tiny.cc/99m2u
    • Ron Paul's Loyal Supporters Are Getting Ready To Shock The World In Iowa (Business Insider) http://tiny.cc/d2ra3
    • Gorbachev: Russia must hold a new election after fraud claims (Evening Standard) http://tiny.cc/n7dkf

    General

    • A regiment of women monsterers (Nick Cohen, The Spectator) http://tiny.cc/rwi81
    • Facebook Flaw Revealed Users' Private Photos, Including Mark Zuckerberg's Collection (Huffington Post) http://tiny.cc/2qtqy

     

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    Date added: Wednesday 7th December 2011