Alistair Darling

Type: Person
Name: Alistair Darling
Title: Politician, Former Chancellor of the Exchequer (2007 - 2010) and MP for Edinburgh South West
Organization: The Labour Party (United Kingdom)
Date of Birth: 1953-11-28
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Alistair Darling
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Energy Chief: Scottish Independence Would Be A 'Nightmare'

Mehdi Hasan Mehdi Hasan: Mehdi's Minute: On Nick Vs Nigel, Putin's New Friend, 'Weird' Ed Miliband and Kermit the Frog Alistair Darling Alistair Darling: Salmond's Pound Claims Quietly Demolished by Bank of England Alistair Darling Alistair Darling: Time ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Budget Day Nouveau: your antidote to the annual news race

Every year, Barlow Robbins joins in the rush and publishes a detailed, technical analysis of the main budget issues within 24 hours of the Chancellor’s speech. For readers of this review, here is some slightly lighter reading on the budget theme.The word ... [Published Barlow Robbins - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

A problem like Maria, made worse by Cameron

Comments (0)There is a view – which I share – that David Cameron committed a serious error of judgement in defending the former Culture Secretary Maria Miller, even after she had resigned.Here was a woman who played fast and loose with taxpayers' money ... [Published Western Daily Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Better Together: Scotland's defence industry is a great success story being put at risk by separation

Monday 14th April 2014 | 00:01 Better Together press releaseScotland's defence industry is a great success story that is being put at risk by separation, Better Together said today.The leader of Better Together, Alistair Darling, will be joined by Shadow ... [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Defence firm boss warns on Yes vote

The head of an engineering firm which produces components for the Ministry of Defence has said independence would mean "dreadful uncertainty" for its contracts and jobs.Ian Walker is managing director of Glasgow-based Walker Precision Engineering which ... [Published Montrose Today - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. a wild card in Scots' vote on independence

LONDON -- With support growing for independence just months before Scots decide whether to break up with Britain, outsiders are weighing in with impassioned calls to keep the three-century-old union together.British officials from across the political ... [Published TwinCities.com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Salmond’s secret TV date with Darling

“If we can’t get the organ grinder then we have to consider the monkey.”Alex Salmond has opened secret talks about appearing in a TV debate with Alistair Darling in the weeks leading up to the referendum.The First Minister yesterday called for David Cameron ... [Published Sunday Post - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Salmond Urges Scottish Voters To Unite, Seek Independence

First Minister Alex Salmond on Saturday urged Scots to look beyond party politics and break the 307-year union with England when they vote in an independence referendum in September. Closing the Scottish National Party’s (SNP) last conference before the ... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Will Mervyn King do down Alistair Darling in his memoirs?

King has got quite a tale to tell. He rose from humble beginnings as the son of a railway porter, studied at Cambridge and Harvard and went into academia before heading over to Threadneedle Street.One hopes there will be passages on tennis — he is a director ... [Published London Evening Standard - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 6 reports

What is Scotland's independence referendum all about?

What is the referendum all about?On 18th September, voters in Scotland will asked to vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in response to the question, ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?.If a majority of those voting say, ‘Yes,’ Scotland will become an independent ... [Published Scotland Now - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Banking crisis shows UK stronger together, says Darling

Financial experts in the US have been told that the UK’s response to the global banking crisis was a key argument for Scotland remaining in the union.Former chancellor Alistair Darling claimed yesterday that Scotland had greater economic security by remaining ... [Published Press and Journal - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Independence referendum: Breaking up the UK could be 'cataclysmic', warns former head of NATO

LORD George Robertson believes a Yes vote in Scotland's referendum, which takes place on September 18, could threaten the whole planet’s stability.SCOTTISH independence could have a "cataclysmic" impact on the world, a former Nato general secretary has ... [Published Scotland Now - Apr 09 2014]

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Energy Chief: Scottish Independence Would Be A ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 2 hours ago]
Is the war over yet? [Published NewsnetScotland.com - 3 hours ago]
Scots Untamed [Published The Birmingham Press - 4 hours ago]
Budget Day Nouveau: your antidote to the annual... [Published Barlow Robbins - 9 hours ago]
Jim Flaherty Funeral: Visitation To Be Held For... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 20 hours ago]
Labour politicians urge Inverclyde residents to... [Published Greenock Telegraph - 22 hours ago]
A problem like Maria, made worse by Cameron [Published Western Daily Press - Apr 15 2014]
9 things nobody tells you before you get a job ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
Defence firm boss warns on Yes vote [Published Montrose Today - Apr 14 2014]
'Cameron failed to solve the Maria problem' [Published BT.com - Apr 14 2014]
Scottish independence is ‘risk to defence jobs’ [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Better Together: Scotland's defence industry is... [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 14 2014]
This Doctor Treats Poverty Like a Disease [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 14 2014]
Alistair Darling in fresh warning about defence... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Apr 14 2014]
Leaving UK 'risks defence industry' [Published Hawick News - Apr 14 2014]
Salmond and SNP bid to win over islanders [Published The Scotsman - Apr 14 2014]
Trust me — I’m credible, says SNP’s Swinney [Published Sunday Post - Apr 13 2014]
Salmond’s secret TV date with Darling [Published Sunday Post - Apr 13 2014]
U.S. a wild card in Scots' vote on independence [Published TwinCities.com - Apr 13 2014]
Better Together adviser admits: advice ruling o... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 13 2014]
Referendum Guidelines are 'not rules', BBC Head... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Apr 13 2014]
In Scottish independence vote, U.S. remains a w... [Published Washington Post - Apr 13 2014]
Salmond Urges Scottish Voters To Unite, Seek In... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 12 2014]
Scottish leader urges voters to put aside polit... [Published GlobalPost - Apr 12 2014]
Salmond urges Scottish voters to unite, seek in... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 12 2014]
FM moves to build ‘Team Scotland’ post referendum [Published Holyrood - Apr 12 2014]
SNP spring conference: Nicola Sturgeon woos Lab... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 12 2014]
Record View: Inspiring way to beat the bullies [Published Daily Record - Apr 12 2014]
Jim Flaherty Honoured With Green-Lit CN Tower (... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 12 2014]
Former finance minister Jim Flaherty to get sta... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 11 2014]
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VIDEO: Nationalists 'monstering' opponents [Published BBC News Video - UK - Apr 06 2014]
Scottish nationalists are "bringing shame" on their country by "shouting down" anyone who speaks out against independence, former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling has said. ...
On cargo cult management [Published Stumbling and Mumbling - Apr 02 2014]
Alastair Cook and those calling for Ed Miliband to be bold and transformational have something in common. Both are practicing what I've called cargo cult management.What I mean by this is a focus upon ritualistic aspects of "leadership" whilst neglecting ...
Elephant man Vince needs to grow a thicker hide [Published Business: Dan Roberts on business | guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
The gloves are definitely off for the Liberal Democrats. Vince Cable's first proper outing since his party's stunning poll bounce gave a taste today of what Nick Clegg can expect in the second leaders' debate tomorrow. And if this afternoon's chancellors' ...
Cleaning up the absurd tax system is long overdue [Published Business: Dan Roberts on business | guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Where is Nicholas Ferguson's cleaning lady when she's needed? The chairman of one of Britain's biggest private equity investors famously let the cat out of the bag in 2007 when he conceded there was something deeply rotten in a tax system that allows ...
The Scottish Labour party is floundering on hom... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 19 2014]
The party is promising more devolution if Scotland rejects independence, but the plans will satisfy nobody Keir Hardie's first manifesto for the Scottish Labour party famously had three key aims: home rule, a minimum wage, and temperance. More than ...
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