Daily Archives: August 31, 2007

UNCONFIRMED RUMOUR: What's happening on Tuesday?

As reported on Dizzy Thinks Some crazy rumours flying around about Labour MPs rushing back from holidays, newspaper advert order being placed, and Number 10 driving something or other for a Tuesday deadline. Could be nonsense designed to get CCHQ … Continue reading

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What is personal data? Information Commissioner updates guidance

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published new guidance yesterday that explains its view of what counts as personal data under the Data Protection Act (DPA). Information that is not personal data today may become personal data as technology advances, it … Continue reading

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Barclays takes 2 emergency central bank loans

Barclays Bank borrowed £1.6bn from the Bank of England on Wednesday. It is the second time this month that the bank has tapped into the central bank's emergency credit line, sparking fears it is facing a cash crisis. On 20 … Continue reading

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It Is Indeed the Constitution

It is really getting quite untenable for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to continue pretending that the new European treaty is not the Constitution, hence no referendum is needed. Yesterday the Conference of Presidents, the organising body of the European … Continue reading

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