Articles tagged with Danny Alexander MP
by Anoosh Chakelian / 24 Sep 2012 09:23
Delivering George Osborne’s austerity programme, seen chummily joshing with Oliver Letwin at a fringe event last night - admitting that the “only area we disagree on is Europe” - and generally being an all-round “proalition” representative, Danny Alexander seems to have got off lightly so far in terms of grassroots resentment.
Usually it’s for Nick Clegg to take the flak for right-wing tendencies or capitulation to the Tories at the top of the
by Amber Elliott / 20 Jun 2012 09:45
Who would have thought Danny Alexander could do 'hard man'?
Yet, in this morning's Sun, that's exactly his tone as he reacts to the news that comedian Jimmy Carr shelters £3.3m a year in a Jersey tax scheme.
The chief secretary to the Treasury is already in the papers this morning describing tax dodgers as "the moral equivalent of benefit cheats".
Sensing a turn in the public mood, he goes
by Amber Elliott / 17 May 2012 14:44
Danny Alexander surprised the press gallery this afternoon by informing assembled journalists that he had more than "red hair" in common with former News International boss Rebekah Brooks.
"I have also had problems with text messages from a senior member of the government," he revealed.
"But mine come from the DPM rather than the PM.
"The first few months of our time in office, I thought we were getting really stressed
by Amber Elliott / 23 Mar 2012 10:43
The latest edition of Classic Angling (out next week) contains a surprising snippet about the chief secretary to the Treasury.
Fishing author John Bailey writes…
“In these trying financial times, the economy seems to be eternally the lead story and one of the most prominent faces is that of Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury since 2010. On a near nightly basis I get a little bit of a