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Pre-Budget Report LIVE: Online coverage from noon

09 Dec 2009, by in Blogging

UPDATE 2pm: Thanks to everyone who came to or contributed to the PBR liveblog. The event has finished now, but you can still read the transcript here after the fold. Also check out the blogs partnering in the event throughout the afternoon for post match analysis (ourselves, plus Left Foot Forward, Liberal Conspiracy and LabourList).

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Online coverage of the 2009 Pre-Budget Report

08 Dec 2009, by in Blogging

Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling gives his 2009 Pre-Budget Report tomorrow (Thursday 9 Dec). Brendan has set out what we see as the three tasks he needs to pull off in a post here, and tomorrow we’ll be using the blog to analyse the PBR and its implications in more detail. Join us from…

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Let’s talk PBR – live coverage this Wednesday

07 Dec 2009, by in Blogging

We’re going to be joining the Left Foot Forward blog team from noon on Wednesday for their live coverage of Alistair Darling’s Pre-Budget Report. Billed The Left Foot Forward Progressive PBR, it will include other guest commentators and reader discussion through chat on the site and via Twitter (address your tweets @leftfootfwd to get them…

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All new Touchstone Extras!

12 Nov 2009, by in Blogging

Today we launch a new Touchstone initiative – the first Touchstone Extra. These will be new downloadable papers available as pdfs. Unlike the Touchstone pamphlets we will not be producing hard copies, but it will provide enough space – ie more than a blog-post – to present original research, develop an argument and provide the background…

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Web links for 28th July 2009

28 Jul 2009, by in Blogging, Web links

The top ten blogs Iain Dale is asking for nominations for the top ten political blogs, and this is stimulating much discussion (and self-promotion!). Here is Clifford Singer’s top ten – and we are very pleased to see that he has put ToUChstone in it. Looks like a good slate to us!

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Getting ready for live blogging the budget

22 Apr 2009, by in Blogging

It’s hard to think that Hugh Dalton had to resign as Chancellor because he had mentioned a budget “secret” to a journalist on his way into the House of Commons to actually deliver the speech. Today the debate is about whether the Chancellor has saved up anything surprising for his speech, and there have been clearly…

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Budget 2009 liveblog

22 Apr 2009, by in Blogging

Budget 2009 liveblog Join us from 12 noon onwards on this post, where we’ll be giving live commentary on Alastair Darling’s budget, using CoverItLive and Twitter. Also check the rest of the blog over the course of the afternoon for specialist analysis from ToUChstone team members on different policy implications of the announcement.

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Budget Day liveblog

21 Apr 2009, by in Blogging

Join us for Budget Day tomorrow, when we’ll be giving live commentary on Alastair Darling’s budget from noon onwards, using CoverItLive and Twitter, and posting up specialist analysis from ToUChstone team members here on the blog throughout the afternoon. Give us your details here if you’d like to be sent an automatic reminder.

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