The agenda

Written by What's happening on 25 April 2012 in Diary
Everything happening in politics today

What's happening

Today Nick Clegg and Alex Salmond speak at the Institute of Directors annual convention

Today Iain Duncan Smith gives a speech to the 4Children's Children and Families Policy Conference

Today Ed Davey makes the opening remarks at the Clean Energy Ministerial 3 meeting in London

Today The TaxPayers' Alliance publishes the Town Hall Rich List, which shows that a record 3,097 council staff earned over £100,000 last year, up 13% from 2009/10

9.30 Brian Paddick and Lord Ashdown make a campaign visit to Harrow and meet members of the Hard Talking Ex-Cons group to discuss Paddick's plans to create a network of Youth Hubs across London

10.00 Rupert Murdoch appears at the Leveson Inquiry

10.00 Ken Livingstone and Andy Burnham make a campaign visit to Ealing Hospital

10.00 Donald Trump gives evidence to Holyrood's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee

10.00 Francis Maude gives evidence to the Public Administration Committee hearing on business appointment rules

10.30 Theresa May lays a written ministerial statement on the Joint Home Affairs Council

12.00 Prime minister's questions

13.30 Minister for disabled people Maria Miller gives evidence to a work and pensions committee hearing on the abolition of the child maintenance and enforcement commission

13.30 Reality TV star Alex Reid visits Parliament to deliver a speech to the All Party Parliamentary Group on School Food

14.15 Chloe Smith, the economic secretary to the Treasury, gives evidence to Environmental Audit Committee hearing on the Budget

18.30 RBS chief Stephen Hester gives a speech at Manchester Business School

What's been said

The only reason Boris Johnson is still ahead in London's mayoral campaign is because it has turned into a version of The X Factor, says Seumas Milne in The Guardian

It's not 'social cleansing' if Newham Council can't afford to house these people any more, says Christina Patterson in The Independent

The Dutch government’s fall proves that monetary union is the real cause of the maelstrom in Europe, argues Daniel Hannan in the Daily Telegraph

Judges can’t pretend they are outside politics, says Daniel Finkelstein in The Times (£)

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