Balls and Miliband pop into Greggs for some sausage rolls

The Labour leader Ed Miliband and shadow chancellor Ed Balls popped into a Greggs bakery to buy some sausage rolls during a visit to Redditch.

Afterwards, Mr Miliband said there is a serious point to make and the Chancellor is "out of touch" by applying VAT on the cost of pasties and sausage rolls.

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Justice Sec defends govt u-turns

The Justice Secretary has defended three major u-turns as ministers listening to taxpayers. Plans to hold inquests in secret have been scrapped, as have controversial plans to impose VAT on pasties. Tax on static caravans are to be reduced to 5%.