Labour has accused Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, of being "thick as thieves" with the Conservatives - despite "pretend" attempts to distance himself from his "consistent record of Tory collaboration".
As Christmas nears, George Osborne has wrapped up another present for his ??grey?? voters in the form of tax-free transfers of assets between spouses when one dies.
Before last week, I had high hopes of a big Creative Scotland grant for my origami installation project, The Smith Commission: