MEDIA MONITOR: Wednesday 18th April 2012

BCC and Accredited Chamber mentions in the national media

Colin Stanbridge was quoted in The Evening Standard in an article about air passenger duty.

Key articles on the Chamber Network’s policy priorities:

Food drives surprise rise in inflation. Telegraph, pg B2. Independent, pg 51. Guardian.

Unions reveal more strikes over pensions. Guardian, pg 13. Independent, pg 23. Sun.

UK unemployment falls to 2.65m. Guardian.

IMF warns of £50bn more in cuts and taxes. Telegraph, pg B1.

Conservatives trail Labour by 11 percent. Express, pg 2.

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Foreign airlines shunning UK due to lack of space at Heathrow, says BAA boss. Telegraph.

Protest as BBC lavishes £277m on staff payoffs. Express, pg 19.

Canadian approached for top job at BoE. FT, pg 1.

Gatwick sets sights on fresh markets. FT, pg 3.

Olympic park businesses still counting the cost of disruption. FT, pg 4.

MPs add to pressure on chancellor over Budget. FT pg. 4, Mail, Times, pg 3.

Eurozone break-up could trigger new Great Depression. Mail.

Sales wear thin for troubled M&S. Mail, Times, pg 32.

Disorderly debt default could rip the euro apart. Times, pg 31.

Tesco’s UK profits fall for the first time in two decades. Guardian.

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