It started, the opening shots so to speak, with John Reid warning of the likelihood of a large terrorist attack over the Christmas period.
Then Caroline Flint chipped in with her call to make stop children eating at Christmas (here).
However, this seems to have made other ministers jealous, Douglas Alexander from the Dept of Transport overtaking from the inside with Annual Road Safety programme.
Not to be outdone, Fire Minister Angela Smith also chips in with a campaign of the danger of fire over Christmas.
Watching from afar Nick Clegg of the Lib Dems feels the need for a broadside along with the Daily Mail; accusing the government of shocking complacency over UK drinking.
There are more articles on Winterval and pc behaviour that I could point out but the list is hard to choose from although here is a good summary from The Independent.
Finally, the last a present from the Government to us is to be a huge increase in state funding of political parties, see my post below.
I can see a trend here, the government don't want us to be happy. They want us to be scared, frightened and poor. I wonder why this is?