Thursday, 8 September 2011
The MPC's latest decision was 'hold' today and a rise looks a long way off. In fact, the focus has turned back on to whether the Bank of England will return to money printing.
Friday, 15 April 2011
The BBC has learned that the cost of disbanding the Avon and Somerset Safety Camera Partnership could be more than £400,000.
The figure, an early estimate in the area covered by Somerset County Council, includes redundancy payments.
Monday, 11 April 2011
Sunday, 10 April 2011
Fines for residents who break the rules on rubbish collections in England are to be scrapped, the BBC has learned.
Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman is expected to announce next month that the charges will be outlawed in all but the most serious cases of fly-tipping.
Meanwhile, ministers have warned councils against "charging by the back-door" for refuse services.