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2015/07/28 11:23
2015/07/28 11:23
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Britain's economy has accelerated by 0.7 per cent, new GDP figures reveal today. George Osborne, the chancellor, said the figures showed that the British economy is "motoring ahead". They were in...
2015/07/28 11:23
2015/07/28 11:23
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2015/07/25 19:47
2015/07/25 19:47
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Labour heavyweights have spelled out their hopes for the leadership contest – saying keeping the party united is as simple as ABC: Anyone But Corbyn. And they said Labour faces being wiped out at the...
2015/07/24 07:09
2015/07/24 07:09
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The report said: "The benefit in kind for 2013-14 is capped at 10% per cent of his net salary, whereas in 2012-13 it was capped at his gross salary. This has been agreed by the HM Revenue &...
2015/07/22 05:43
2015/07/22 05:43
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A pregnant mum was hit with a parking ticket after she overstayed her welcome at a drop-off point – because her partner was changing their baby's nappy. Lucy Brown drove Kevin Hall to Nottingham...
2015/07/22 00:09
2015/07/22 00:09
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Mr Osborne told MPs that the savings would mean departments would have to do "more for less". The SNP's deputy leader Stewart Hosie predicted some of the high targets would prove "completely...
2015/07/21 14:37
2015/07/21 14:37
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The main changes in the Bill are reducing the household welfare cap from £26,000 to £23,000, abolishing legally binding child poverty targets, cuts to child tax credits, cuts to Employment and Support...
2015/07/21 14:13
2015/07/21 14:13
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The Chancellor told departments, including the Home Office, Foreign Office, transport, communities and culture departments, to model how they would cut budgets, excluding capital expenditure, by a...
2015/07/21 12:39
2015/07/21 12:39
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Public sector borrowing fell by £800 million last month to reach its lowest level for any June since 2008, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said b orrowing -...
2015/07/21 12:28
2015/07/21 12:28
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The UK's public sector is borrowing less money for government-funded projects, but the country's debt is growing. The total amount the government is borrowing fell £6.1bn (€8.7bn, $9.4bn) to £25.1bn...
2015/07/20 17:24
2015/07/20 17:24
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Having orchestrated two victories over Labour for David Cameron, George Osborne wants one of his own in 2020. That is surely the thinking behind the ostentatiously cruel aspects of the Budget: a...
2015/07/18 23:45
2015/07/18 23:45
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Labour will move to return Scots VAT to Holyrood Scottish Labour believes changes could allow Holyrood to help local businesses. Picture: TSPL LABOUR is to attempt to restructure the UK’s finances by...
Read more at Scotsman, heraldscotland
2015/07/16 11:43
2015/07/16 11:43
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The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) has stated that pay should increase from £67,060 to £74,000 a year. The rise was approved despite David Cameron, Downing Street and a number...
2015/07/15 14:24
2015/07/15 14:24
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When Labour MPs gathered for their weekly meeting in committee room 14 at the House of Commons on the evening of 13 July, the mood was grimmer than at any point since the party’s general election...
2015/07/10 19:09
2015/07/10 19:09
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Serena Williams celebrates her victory (Photo: PA Wire) Corbyn would offer some fun The odds are narrowing on Jeremy Corbyn’s winning the Labour leadership. He’s been backed by the Unite union, and...
2015/07/10 07:08
2015/07/10 07:08
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Independent analysis by the respected Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) showed the money lenders were the winners and the low-paid the losers in the first Tory Budget in 19 years. Major lenders will...
2015/07/10 02:10
2015/07/10 02:10
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While the shadow chancellor Chris Leslie appeared to suggest there was much he could agree with three of those vying to succeed Ed Miliband as Labour leader, Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall and Yvette...
2015/07/09 20:20
2015/07/09 20:20
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Greater Manchester MPs have taken to their feet again in the Commons to call for a government timetable on rail electrification - calling George Osborne’s transport plans an ‘insult’. Denton and...
2015/07/09 19:47
2015/07/09 19:47
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As he rose to speak, backbenchers joyfully fist-pumped behind him; he even fist-pumped himself before saying, absolutely not meaning it: “I must be more statesmanlike.” Basking in his new bond with...
2015/07/09 17:52
2015/07/09 17:52
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George Osborne's boast: My Budget has moved the centre of British politics GEORGE Osborne today claimed that his daring budget represents “the new centre of British politics”. George Osborne...
Read more at express, Liverpool Echo
2015/07/09 16:32
2015/07/09 16:32
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Both Harriet Harman, the acting Labour leader, and Chris Leslie, the shadow Chancellor, acknowledged the need for pay restraint after George Osborne extended a one per cent ceiling for another four...
2015/07/28 11:23
2015/07/28 11:23
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