From the blogs:
- Privacy comes at a price, so pay it. Hamilton-Miller, Tara // PRWeek (London);6/4/2010, p13
The author asserts that David Laws, former British Chief Secretary to the Treasury, should have paid for the privacy he was seeking when he was allegedly caught paying the rent of his partner's house.
- Lib Dems reinventing LEAs. // Education Journal;9/28/2012, Issue 139, p8
The article reports that according to David Laws, new Schools Minister in Great Britain, some tier of administration is required between a growing number of increasingly autonomous schools and central government.
- Targets lead to huge rise in civil servants, says opposition. McHale, Maria // Public Finance;8/1/2003, p13
Reports on the comments of British Liberal Democrats' treasury spokesman David Laws on the increase in the number of civil servants employed in the government executive offices in 2002. Increased workload generated by the new employment equality laws; Staffing figures during the 1970s.
- Child database is put on ice for the second time. Defries, Melanie // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);9/4/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 4135, p8
The article reports on the delay of the launch of the ContactPoint database holding details of every child in England for the second time announced by the British government. Children's Minister Kevin Brennan said in a letter to the Select Committee for Children, Schools and Families (CFS) that...
- Lib dems find small savings on hospital PFI projects. // PFI Report;Sep2001, Issue 56, p2
Focuses on a research by Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament (MP) David Laws which revealed that hospitals built by private finance produce average cost savings of just 1.06% over the public sector alternative. Private finance initiative schemes that produced savings of less than half of one...
- Laws stresses 'vital' role for LAs in education. // 14-19 Learning & Skills Bulletin;10/26/2012, Issue 71, p3
The article offers information on a speech made by David Laws, schools minister, England, in which he stressed on the vital role of local authorities in education.
- Experts question how much 'wasteful' spending will be cut. Phillips, Lucy // Public Finance;5/28/2010, p7
The article reports on the priority of the government of Great Britain to cut wasteful spending as cited by David Laws, chief secretary to the Treasury.
- David Laws tells Lib Dems to stop sniping at Conservatives. Lloyd, Peter // Pink Paper;5/13/2011, p18
The article reports on gay British politician David Laws' call for Liberal Democratic legislators to stop attacking the Conservative Party after resigning from the government following revelations he had been claiming expenses while living with his male partner James Lundie.
- Means-test could scupper NPSS. McMillan, Paul // Money Marketing;7/27/2006, p16
The article reports on the need for the British government to scale down means-testing to avoid the risk of pension personal accounts becoming a failure in Great Britain. Liberal Democratic Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary David Laws expresses his concern about means-testing. Laws wants access...