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Channel 4 News
does the EU raise or lower prices?among other things. Vote Leave says Britain sends £350m a week to Brussels as
does the EU raise or lower prices?
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 days ago
among other things. Vote Leave says Britain sends £350m a week to Brussels as the price of membership. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has whittled the real net cost down to a much smaller figure. While a number of economists... Read more
3d
BBC News
Right to Buy extension sharply criticised by MPs- there is no envelope at all." The policy has previously been criticised by t
Right to Buy extension sharply criticised by MPs
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
- there is no envelope at all." The policy has previously been criticised by the Local Government Association, and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). It has also been rejected by the governments of Wales and Scotland. The government has... Read more
5d
Daily Mirror
Three children killed by their parents every month, horrific new figures revealtheir families but the Government’s huge spending cuts means their time has bec
Three children killed by their parents every month, horrific new figures reveal
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
their families but the Government’s huge spending cuts means their time has become ever more stretched.” Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows that in real terms spending on social services in England fell from £24.6billion in... Read more
8d
BBC News
The economy and Brexit – a tangled talehappen. The group that make this argument includes the Bank of England, the Tr
The economy and Brexit – a tangled tale
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
happen. The group that make this argument includes the Bank of England, the Treasury, the International Monetary Fund, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the London School of Economics. The studies they have produced are indeed substantial and... Read more
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8d
Scotsman
Tom Peterkin: Need for impartial scrutiny never been greaterpowers”. In such circumstances, there must be a case for experts to step in an
Tom Peterkin: Need for impartial scrutiny never been greater
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
powers”. In such circumstances, there must be a case for experts to step in and take the sort of role played by the Institute for Fiscal Studies south of the Border. It is the IFS which picks apart the Chancellor’s Budget in forensic detail... Read more
9d
express
Shock as it's revealed nearly half of Britons pay ZERO income taxshouldering the biggest burden on record, a new analysis has found, as the numb
Shock as it's revealed nearly half of Britons pay ZERO income tax
express / Posted 9 days ago
shouldering the biggest burden on record, a new analysis has found, as the number of non tax paying adults jumps up. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the proportion of working-age adults who do not pay income tax has risen from 34.3 per cent... Read more
9d
Aljazeera
North Sea oil, Brexit and Scottish independenceof a United Kingdom insulating Scotland from economic uncertainty. The GERS fi
North Sea oil, Brexit and Scottish independence
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
of a United Kingdom insulating Scotland from economic uncertainty. The GERS figures were followed by a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which used GERS and numbers from the UK Treasury-sponsored Office for Budget Responsibility to... Read more
10d
Daily Telegraph
Nearly half of Britons pay no income tax as burden on rich increasespay no income tax while the richest are now shouldering the biggest burden on r
Nearly half of Britons pay no income tax as burden on rich increases
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
pay no income tax while the richest are now shouldering the biggest burden on record, a new analysis has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said that the proportion of working-age adults who do not pay income tax has risen from 34.3 per... Read more
11d
Namibia Economist
Why Britain’s government is being harder on the poorare worth about 45% of gross income, compared with just 2% for one in the top q
Why Britain’s government is being harder on the poor
Namibia Economist / Posted 11 days ago
are worth about 45% of gross income, compared with just 2% for one in the top quintile. According to calculations from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a think-tank, between 2010 and 2015 (the period of the first Conservative government, when they... Read more
16d
Gazette News
WARNING: Workers could face "nasty surprise" in their pay packet this monthno one would notice this rather large tax increase smuggled out in advance as i
WARNING: Workers could face "nasty surprise" in their pay packet this month
Gazette News / Posted 16 days ago
no one would notice this rather large tax increase smuggled out in advance as it was some years ago.” Paul Johnson, of the Institute for Fiscal Studies think-tank, noted how workers in final salary pension schemes and their employers would now be... Read more
16d
International Business Times
EU referendum: What are the key claims of the Brexit and Remain campaigns? when all added up, means that the exchequer's daily contribution is closer to £
EU referendum: What are the key claims of the Brexit and Remain campaigns?
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
when all added up, means that the exchequer's daily contribution is closer to £24m a day, the UK Treasury says. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies says this is even lower, as British universities and businesses benefit from EU grants... Read more
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16d
Guardian Unlimited
Plans to stop collecting data on wealthiest 1% in UK criticised by IFSinformation showing how the wealthy pass on their assets from one generation to
Plans to stop collecting data on wealthiest 1% in UK criticised by IFS
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
information showing how the wealthy pass on their assets from one generation to another have been condemned by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a leading tax and spending thinktank. The IFS said Britain was in danger of allowing a... Read more
17d
Channel 4 News
do we really send £350m a week to Brussels?say EU membership costs the country £350m a week. We’ve FactChecked this claim
do we really send £350m a week to Brussels?
Channel 4 News / Posted 17 days ago
say EU membership costs the country £350m a week. We’ve FactChecked this claim before and found it wanting. And now the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has made an important new intervention. It is likely to remain one of the key questions... Read more
17d
The Globe and Mail
Leaving EU would make Britons poorer, government saysinto account the economic advantages of being free of burdensome regulations fr
Leaving EU would make Britons poorer, government says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
into account the economic advantages of being free of burdensome regulations from Brussels. Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a non-partisan research group, said precise figures were difficult to come by, for several... Read more
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18d
Daily Mirror
George Osborne says leaving the EU would cost one third of the £100bn NHS budgetexisting World Trade Organisation rules - costing £5,200 per household each yea
George Osborne says leaving the EU would cost one third of the £100bn NHS budget
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
existing World Trade Organisation rules - costing £5,200 per household each year. Paul Johnson, head of the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies think-tank, agreed the economic impact of leaving the EU is likely to be "negative" but that it... Read more
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18d
thebee
Osborne's Mortgage Warning Over Quitting EUthe claim as "spurious and outrageously misleading". A Stronger In spokesman s
Osborne's Mortgage Warning Over Quitting EU
thebee / Posted 18 days ago
the claim as "spurious and outrageously misleading". A Stronger In spokesman said: "They claim our net contribution is over £10bn when the Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown it to be half this at £5.7bn, which amounts to 24p per person per d... Read more
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20d
Northern Star
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a weekto raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a week
Northern Star / Posted 20 days ago
to raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on funding for sport in primary schools. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned the tax could lead to people consuming more sugar as they turn to foods i... Read more
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20d
The Daily Mercury
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a weekto raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a week
The Daily Mercury / Posted 20 days ago
to raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on funding for sport in primary schools. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned the tax could lead to people consuming more sugar as they turn to foods i... Read more
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20d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a weekto raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a week
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
to raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on funding for sport in primary schools. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned the tax could lead to people consuming more sugar as they turn to foods i... Read more
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20d
Queensland Times
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a weekto raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a week
Queensland Times / Posted 20 days ago
to raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on funding for sport in primary schools. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned the tax could lead to people consuming more sugar as they turn to foods i... Read more
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20d
The Morning Bulletin
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a weekto raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a week
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
to raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on funding for sport in primary schools. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned the tax could lead to people consuming more sugar as they turn to foods i... Read more
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20d
News Mail
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a weekto raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a week
News Mail / Posted 20 days ago
to raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on funding for sport in primary schools. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned the tax could lead to people consuming more sugar as they turn to foods i... Read more
89 related stories
20d
Daily Examiner
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a weekto raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on
Dolmios will now warn against eating more than once a week
Daily Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
to raise an estimated £520 million a year. He has pledged to spend the money on funding for sport in primary schools. But the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned the tax could lead to people consuming more sugar as they turn to foods i... Read more
89 related stories
21d
thebee
Osborne's Mortgage Warning Over Quitting EUand outrageously misleading". A Stronger In spokesman said: "They claim our ne
Osborne's Mortgage Warning Over Quitting EU
thebee / Posted 21 days ago
and outrageously misleading". A Stronger In spokesman said: "They claim our net contribution is over £10bn when the Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown it to be half this at £5.7bn, which amounts to 24p per person per day." Meanwhile,... Read more
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21d
Belfast Telegraph
George Osborne announces new member of key Bank of England committeeto increase transparency and effective communication." Mr Saunders worked as a
George Osborne announces new member of key Bank of England committee
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
to increase transparency and effective communication." Mr Saunders worked as an economist at Greenwell Montagu and the Institute for Fiscal Studies before joining the US banking giant Citigroup in 1990. The Bank warned on Thursday that a... Read more
21d
SKY News
'Fantasy' And 'Fear' Claims As EU Battle Beginson the UK's contribution to the EU budget. A spokesman said: "They claim our n
'Fantasy' And 'Fear' Claims As EU Battle Begins
SKY News / Posted 21 days ago
on the UK's contribution to the EU budget. A spokesman said: "They claim our net contribution is over £10bn when the Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown it to be half this at £5.7bn, which amounts to 24p per person per day." Former NHS... Read more
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21d
thebee
Gloves Off As EU Campaign Officially Beginson the UK's contribution to the EU budget. A spokesman said: "They claim our n
Gloves Off As EU Campaign Officially Begins
thebee / Posted 21 days ago
on the UK's contribution to the EU budget. A spokesman said: "They claim our net contribution is over £10bn when the Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown it to be half this at £5.7bn, which amounts to 24p per person per day." Former NHS... Read more
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21d
SKY News
Gloves Off As EU Campaign Officially Beginson the UK's contribution to the EU budget. A spokesman said: "They claim our n
Gloves Off As EU Campaign Officially Begins
SKY News / Posted 21 days ago
on the UK's contribution to the EU budget. A spokesman said: "They claim our net contribution is over £10bn when the Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown it to be half this at £5.7bn, which amounts to 24p per person per day." Former NHS... Read more
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21d
News 8000
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
News 8000 / Posted 21 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
KQ2 St. Joseph
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
My EastText
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
My EastText / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
KECI Missoula
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
KECI Missoula / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
KTVZ Bend
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
KTVZ Bend / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
KRDO Colorado Springs
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
News Channel 12 New Bern
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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22d
ABC 7 El Paso
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmatesfamily persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack
Grads with rich parents likely to earn more than classmates
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 22 days ago
family persist for graduates right into the labor market at age 30," said Jack Britton, a research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, one of the organizations involved in the study. The researchers also came from Harvard... Read more
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23d
express
Students should pick THIS university course to earn the most money after graduatingother course, 10 years after completing their studies, according to analysis of
Students should pick THIS university course to earn the most money after graduating
express / Posted 23 days ago
other course, 10 years after completing their studies, according to analysis of hundreds of thousands of students by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). Graduates who studied medicine earn an average of £50,000 a year, a decade after... Read more
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23d
Evening Standard
LSE graduates show it’s a knowledge economySchool of Economics earn more than those from any other institution, including
LSE graduates show it’s a knowledge economy
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
School of Economics earn more than those from any other institution, including Oxford and Cambridge. Researchers from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Cambridge and Harvard found that more than 10 per cent of LSE graduates of both sexes earn more... Read more
23d
Evening Standard
LSE graduates 'earn more than those from Oxford and Cambridge'a decade after leaving, with the LSE graduates on the most at an average of £16
LSE graduates 'earn more than those from Oxford and Cambridge'
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
a decade after leaving, with the LSE graduates on the most at an average of £163,000. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data for... Read more
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23d
Belfast Telegraph
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earningsto take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institut
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earnings
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
to take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institution. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data and... Read more
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23d
Gazette
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earningsto take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institut
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earnings
Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
to take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institution. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data and... Read more
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23d
guardian-series
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earningsto take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institut
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earnings
guardian-series / Posted 23 days ago
to take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institution. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data and... Read more
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23d
Greenock Telegraph
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earningsto take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institut
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earnings
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
to take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institution. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data and... Read more
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23d
Harrow Times
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earningsto take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institut
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earnings
Harrow Times / Posted 23 days ago
to take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institution. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data and... Read more
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23d
This is West Country
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earningsto take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institut
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earnings
This is West Country / Posted 23 days ago
to take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institution. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data and... Read more
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23d
Gazette News
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earningsto take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institut
Poorer students losing out in race for higher earnings
Gazette News / Posted 23 days ago
to take home higher salaries than women, even if they went to the same institution. The study, by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the Institute of Education and the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, analysed tax data and... Read more
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25d
AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders See Threats in Higher Lending Rates, FX Controlordinarily," he said. Also commenting, Mr. Rislanudeen Muhammad, the Senior Fe
Stakeholders See Threats in Higher Lending Rates, FX Control
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
ordinarily," he said. Also commenting, Mr. Rislanudeen Muhammad, the Senior Fellow and Monetary Policy Lead at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Nigeria (NIFS), said the CBN January MPC meeting mention of a comprehensive review of foreign... Read more
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