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2014/10/24 19:47
2014/10/24 19:47
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George Osborne has been branded out of touch after insisting Britain is in the grip of a “feel good factor”". The UK economy is on the wane with growth dipping to 0.7%, new figures have showed. The...
2014/10/24 19:47
2014/10/24 19:47
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2014/10/24 05:43
2014/10/24 05:43
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HAVING paid their dues singing around the clubs of the North East of England for many years the last decade has seen the lads of The Wilson Family finding acceptance throughout the British Isles and,...
2014/10/22 02:09
2014/10/22 02:09
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Halfway through the financial year, the Treasury looks well behind the target for a 12 per cent fall in the annual deficit expected by the independent Office for Budget Responsibility...
2014/10/21 09:36
2014/10/21 09:36
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BBC News - Public borrowing rises to £11.8bn in September For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. BBC navigation Share this page Economists were forecasting that borrowing...
2014/10/20 20:39
2014/10/20 20:39
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Investors led by Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd. agreed to buy Louisiana utility Cleco Corp. for $3.4-billion (U.S.) in cash, attracted by the steady, long-term returns of regulated power...
2014/10/20 13:59
2014/10/20 13:59
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Under the terms of the agreement, the new owners will acquire all outstanding shares of Cleco Corporation for $55.37 per share in cash. The price represents approximately a 15 percent premium to...
2014/10/15 21:47
2014/10/15 21:47
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Labour is set to clarify its plans for a mansion tax amid a growing backlash from supporters. Ed Balls announced at the party conference he hoped to raise £1.2billion from taxing homes worth...
2014/10/15 15:45
2014/10/15 15:45
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PRIME Minister David Cameron has strongly hinted that an inheritance tax cut will be one of his priorities if he wins the next election. Amid reports that Chancellor George Osborne wants to raise the...
2014/10/15 06:43
2014/10/15 06:43
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MORE than 3,000 civil servants in Notts will take strike action today in a dispute over pay. Services likely to be affected by the action include jobcentres and benefits offices, courts and tax...
2014/10/14 13:45
2014/10/14 13:45
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That’s the million dollar question, really, an explanation of the tax cuts and plans for expenditure that will form the basis of the forthcoming general election campaigns. The focal point of the...
2014/10/07 12:44
2014/10/07 12:44
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UK's Osborne Quizzed On Funding For Reelection Tax Promisesby Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London07 October 2014 The opposition Labour Party in the UK has written to Chancellor George Osborne to ask him...
2014/10/06 06:35
2014/10/06 06:35
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Ed Balls has acknowledged it was a mistake for Ed Miliband not to mention the public finances in his conference speech, as Labour was criticised by some of its own grandees for struggling to appeal to...
2014/10/05 09:51
2014/10/05 09:51
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Mr Cable said that there was "absolutely no way" that Lib Dems could go along with the two-year freeze on working-age benefits proposed by Chancellor George Osborne last week at the same time as...
2014/10/04 02:09
2014/10/04 02:09
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Labour lodged a complaint about the Prime Minister's loose use of language after he used his conference speech to hail progress in turning round UK finances. "Look what we are showing the world," Mr...
2014/10/03 23:47
2014/10/03 23:47
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Higher earners could enjoy Tory tax cuts within months of the next election, David Cameron has hinted. And the PM refused to rule out funding his plan with another crippling VAT hike, clobbering...
2014/10/02 23:47
2014/10/02 23:47
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Top Tory Grant Shapps has refused to rule out a VAT hike to fund the Prime Ministers’ promised tax cuts for the rich. Labour claims David Cameron will have to put up the sales tax from 17.5% to 20%...
2014/10/02 12:13
2014/10/02 12:13
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Mr Cameron woke to some of the most favourable Fleet Street headlines of his career this morning, with his promised £7.2 billion giveaway praised in Tory-leaning newspapers as “inspirational” and...
2014/09/30 09:36
2014/09/30 09:36
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TORY CONFERENCE: Osborne’s benefits freeze set to save £3.2bnElizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Conservative MP for south west Norfolk, speaks at the...
2014/09/30 02:09
2014/09/30 02:09
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Labour said the Conservatives had made their choice: backing the privileged few with a tax cut for millionaires while punishing the hard-working many, struggling to make ends meet. The Chancellor, in...
2014/09/29 18:53
2014/09/29 18:53
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British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced plans to freeze state benefits for the country’s working-age population for two years if the Tories win the 2015 general elections. In...
2014/10/24 19:47
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