Parliament is in Recess, consequently, things are really very quiet. I've found a few bits though.
The much anticipating Independent Commission on Banking has it's interim report out on splitting retail banking from investment banking. The full report is due out in September.
William Hague and Franco Frattini, the Italian Foreign Minister will be meeting in London (the two men will share a media platform).
Theresa May is in Luxembourg for the EU Justice and Affairs Council, where EU Ministers will discuss the use of passenger data for prevention of terrorism.
Sir Roger Morgan's (Childrens' Rights Director) report on Younger Children's Views is out today.
Leaders of all Councils in London will meet to discuss business (yes, Tuesday is a very quiet day in terms of prospects)
*** Unemployment and claimant count data is out today *** This will be a big story d uring Recess.
*** The Electoral Commission publishes political donations for this month. ***
Today is the deadline for those wishing to register to vote in the May 5th Elections.
EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meets in Luxembourg.
*** PURDAH PERIOD BEGINS FOR MAY 5 ELECTIONS IN ENGLAND *** This means the news agenda will seem VERY weird until May 5th. Government Departments will not make any policy announcements until after the election to avoid influencing the polls.
The IMF and World bank meet in Washington today.
Stormont rises today for Easter Recess.
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