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2015/04/21 13:50
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LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland would have to make "substantial" spending cuts or increase taxes if the Scottish National Party (SNP) gained full control of the country's finances after next month's...
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2015/04/21 08:18
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Buying a home is not an option. "I don't know where the extra money to put away for a deposit is going to come from," said Renhard, 34, a law graduate who works as a website editor. "Aside from a...
2015/04/21 02:09
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The message delivered in the manifesto was the one that Ms Sturgeon promoted during the referendum and again during the leaders' television debates - that there is an alternative to austerity based on...
2015/04/21 02:09
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The bank has traditionally reviewed its head office location every three years, but has delayed the next review indefinitely in the face of regulatory changes being introduced by the UK's coalition...
2015/04/21 01:37
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The area where most damage is being done is the tax treatment of private-sector pensions, which are now overwhelmingly defined contribution rather than linked to final salary. Until nine years ago all...
2015/04/20 02:09
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The SNP would shamelessly absorb each new power while continuing to blame its failures to raise families out of poverty, or to secure working people decent wages and conditions, as being out of their...
2015/04/19 21:55
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The latest news from the British election campaign is that the weekend opinion polls cancelled each other out. One gives the Conservatives a four-point lead; another has Labour ahead by three points....
2015/04/19 02:09
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Murphy could be forgiven for thinking it's personal. Lord Ashcroft's polls seem to have been timed to damage Labour every time he tries to get its Scottish campaign on the road. It's like having the...
2015/04/18 16:42
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It was manifesto week, and the conscientious voter will be sitting down today to digest 83 pages from Labour, 82 from the Conservatives, 157 from the Lib Dems, 75 from Ukip, and 84 from the Greens -...
2015/04/18 10:24
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It has been clear for some time that the Conservatives’ plans to achieve a budget surplus in the next Parliament – regarded with considerable scepticism by most informed observers, from theIMF to the...
2015/04/17 20:37
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Launching the Labour manifesto, Ed Miliband put the spotlight on the need to cut the deficit rather than on the goodies that parties traditionally display. In contrast, David Cameron served up plenty...
2015/04/17 15:43
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They say that means 2 million jobs have been created since 2010. 2m jobs created since 2010 - just one reason experts say our plan's working. Share the facts:...
2015/04/17 07:09
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He launched a passionate defence of the Union after he was accused of preparing a "grubby deal" with the SNP. Ahead of the Prime Minister's visit to Glasgow yesterday, Labour had claimed the...
2015/04/16 21:46
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... almost voted for Cameron last time around. I felt that there needed to be a change,” the 37-year-old parcel delivery worker said as he ate a sandwich at a roadside cafe in this former mining...
2015/04/16 16:20
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Adding to Labour’s UK manifesto from earlier this week, the Welsh document launched in Llandudno promises to restore solidarity between the Welsh and UK Governments, invest resources in training 1,000...
2015/04/16 10:54
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Last updated at 11:02, Thursday, 16 April 2015 The Conservatives have adopted a tax policy put forward by its Carlisle candidate, John Stevenson, two-and-a-half years ago. The party’s manifesto,...
2015/04/16 09:08
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DAVID Cameron may be a charming, even convincing, politician to some, but he is no Ronald Reagan. The “great communicator” was able to spin tough Republican policy into beguiling, folksy lyricism...
2015/04/16 06:09
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Some of them can be found high above the Thames in the former anatomy museum of King’s College, London. There a team of researchers is working 18 hours a day during the election dissecting the claims...
2015/04/15 22:24
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After the Tories sprayed money around like Swedish socialists at their manifesto launch, Labour calculated that the party had made £25bn of unfunded commitments: £8bn on the NHS, £6.5bn on raising the...
2015/04/15 14:53
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The Tory manifesto outlines about £2bn in welfare cuts, but a closer look implies tens of billions of pounds of spending cuts. That's according to Paul Johnson of the independent Institute for Fiscal...
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