Westminster Daily

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Westminster Daily

Campbell Reveals Lib Dem Shadow Cabinet

Lib Dem Leader Sir Menzies Campbell has today revealed his new Lib Dem shadow cabinet. 32-year old Sarah Teather (pictured) has been promoted to education spokesman, along with other bright young things getting the top posts. Maybe Sir Menzies, who is no spring chicken, is trying to temper his experience with youth. See the full Lib Dem shadow cabinet here.

Sacked NHS Chief Exec Gets Peerage

Tony Blair has given ex-NHS Chief Executive Sir Nigel Crisp a peerage to go with his early retirement. With the current financial problems in the NHS that Sir Nigel referred to as a "bad patch", this was the obvious choice for David Cameron to quiz the PM on at Question Time today. It seems to Londonist a little odd that the Government are encouraging us to retire later but gives Mr. Blair's cronies early retirement with a peerage thrown in. Double standards, it seems...

Last Updated 08 March 2006