Magazine article Public Finance

In Brief

Magazine article Public Finance

In Brief

Article excerpt

* Education secretary Ruth Kelly has announced an extra £280m over three years for school meals, enabling at least 50p to be spent on each primary school meal and 60p in secondaries. The move came after TV chef Jamie Oliver handed in a 271,000-signature petition to Downing Street

* A controversial stock transfer ballot on the Clapham Park estate in south London has resulted in a narrow victory for Lambeth council. Fifty-nine per cent of council tenants and 63% of leaseholders voted to transfer almost 2,000 homes to a new landlord, Clapham Park Homes, in March 2006.

* The leader of the civil service's largest trade union has been re-elected for a further five years. Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services union, said his re-election would provide continuity in negotiations over new pay deals and pension reforms. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.