Labour's warning to new Government:
'there's no money left'
The former chief secretary to the Treasury, Liam Byrne, left a note in a desk stating, "I'm afraid to tell you there's no money left," his successor has claimed.
Published: 10:29AM BST 17 May 2010
His pithy summary of the serious challenges facing the new power-sharing administration was revealed by Liberal Democrat David Laws, who has taken on the role.
Mr Byrne insisted the message was meant as a private joke.
Triste piada. Mas quando mudarmos de ministro em Portugal pode já nem haver papel nem tinta para deixar mensagens.