WHEN the big news on unemployment appeared last week, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) put Scotland in its place.
According to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and his local paper, Lincolnshire's Boston Standard, Mark Simmonds claimed £173,436.96 in expenses in 2013.
WORK and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith said that his department's billions of pounds worth of benefits cuts have helped cut unemployment and the UK's reliance on immigrant labour.
AND so farewell Michael Gove, who will now go down in history as the minister who got locked in the lavatory.
Pray silence for one D Alexander, prominent politician from Invernesshire, contemplating the Coalition's bedroom tax last November.