Brown needs to be constantly challenged when he makes grand promises which bear no relation to what's actually going on on the ground. We always had to read the small print in his budgets to get the real story, and his prime ministerial announcements are no different. Gordon Brown is the very opposite of a RonsealWell, I'm glad someone there is listening! Today, Chris Grayling is publishing just such a document called READ THE SMALL PRINT, which highlights just how spin is very much alive and well in the Brown administration. Read it HERE.
prime minister. You really do have to check that it does what it says on the Brown tin. What we could do with now, is a document from CCHQ that details all Brown's announcements in his first month, and an analysis of how they meet the Ronseal test.
UPDATE: Chris Grayling also takes Gordon Brown to task over the fact that pensioners have got poorer. Britain's poorest pensioners are seeing their incomes falling by up to four per cent a year - costing them on average more than £250, he says. More HERE.