Scottish devolution: The Release of the Smith Commission report and Comments as they happened

1. 08.00 Good morning. At 08.30, Lord Smith of Kelvin will unveil a new devolution deal to Scotland that will grant Holyrood powers over income tax and welfare spending. The cross-party commission was set up after the unionist parties promised greater powers for Scotland in the event of a no vote in the independence referendum,Continue reading “Scottish devolution: The Release of the Smith Commission report and Comments as they happened”

The Rise & Fall of Steve Hilton – The Man Who Brought the Tory’s to Government

1. An Introduction to Steve Hilton a. He is the son of Hungarian immigrants whose original surname was Hircsák who fled their home during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. They came to Britain, initially claiming asylum, and anglicised their name to Hilton. He won a scholarship to Christ’s Hospital School in Horsham before reading Philosophy,Continue reading “The Rise & Fall of Steve Hilton – The Man Who Brought the Tory’s to Government”