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2015/05/23 23:17
2015/05/23 23:17
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This would mean that by 2020 they would not have had a rise for a decade. A Cabinet minister will have to continue struggling by on £134,565 a year. “We will do it in a one-nation way. We are all in...
2015/05/23 23:17
2015/05/23 23:17
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2015/05/22 07:53
2015/05/22 07:53
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THE Government has hit back at claims it is "short changing" children in the North-East by failing to increase child benefit and child tax credit in line with the cost of living over the past three...
2015/05/21 13:36
2015/05/21 13:36
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Inequality is bad for growth, says OECD - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your...
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2015/05/21 06:05
2015/05/21 06:05
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George Osborne has told Whitehall departments that the fresh squeeze on government spending has begun, ordering them to make an immediate start on finding the £13bn of cuts needed for the next phase...
2015/05/20 19:09
2015/05/20 19:09
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He said: "We are two weeks into a five year Parliament. The team around the Cabinet table is strong and experienced. Confidence in the British economy is at its highest level in 12 years. If we don’t,...
2015/05/20 08:05
2015/05/20 08:05
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George Osborne’s new deputy at the Treasury once posed in a steamroller to campaign for a flat tax system on behalf of an arch-Thatcherite pressure group. Greg Hands, the new chief secretary to the...
2015/05/20 02:09
2015/05/20 02:09
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Never fear. Yvette Cooper, candidate for Labour's leadership, says her party should stop opposing cuts to corporation tax. It counts as another contrast. Only last year Labour were denouncing Scottish...
2015/05/19 13:50
2015/05/19 13:50
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George Osborne arrives at 10 Downing Street as Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron begins to appoint his cabinet after securing a majority goverment, in central London, May 8, 2015. LONDON...
2015/05/17 04:09
2015/05/17 04:09
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Once you remove pensions from the equation, welfare makes up 22 per cent of the government’s budget. That’s a lot of money – £219.8 billion in total. So cutting a bit more shouldn’t be that hard,...
2015/05/16 08:35
2015/05/16 08:35
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The chancellor said he wanted to make a start delivering on the commitments made in the Conservative party manifesto and pledged that his package would be a budget for “working people”. Announcing...
2015/05/15 16:36
2015/05/15 16:36
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Prime Minister David Cameron (left) meets Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (right) in Edinburgh. ©Jane Barlow/PA Wire/Press Association Images During the recent general election campaign the...
2015/05/14 17:37
2015/05/14 17:37
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There was a natural deal to be done under which David Cameron backed down from £12bn of welfare savings and, in return, Nick Clegg let him have an in/out referendum on Europe. George Osborne could...
2015/05/13 01:51
2015/05/13 01:51
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It reveals that currently, around one in five youngsters are lacking basic abilities in these core subjects, which carries a high cost for the nation. The findings come in a global report that puts...
2015/05/12 23:37
2015/05/12 23:37
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In essence, that will mean a major increase in the number of academies and free schools with an extra 500 of the latter to be opened between now and the next election, new tests and more rigour in...
2015/05/12 17:51
2015/05/12 17:51
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On July 14 1998 after initially sticking to the strict curbs on public spending that he had inherited from the Tories he was now preparing to let rip. By 1997, public spending stood at £322 billion....
2015/05/12 17:10
2015/05/12 17:10
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The Tories wasted no time in gearing up for new attacks on the working class after their shock general election victory last week. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street with a sickeningly smug face,...
2015/05/11 19:38
2015/05/11 19:38
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A commercial mailer had offered Lewis something usually associated with actors or dancers: An audition. It came through a nonprofit, Platform to Employment, that covered Lewis' pay through a program...
2015/05/11 17:37
2015/05/11 17:37
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The SNP leader said she planned to hold a face-to-face meeting with Mr Cameron as soon as possible, warning him that the recommendations made by the Smith Commission after the independence vote must...
2015/05/11 14:09
2015/05/11 14:09
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He said: "It's hugely exciting because, of course, what the SNP is now at Westminster is the third party and that really matters at Westminster. "It means that we will be able to stand up for...
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2015/05/11 14:08
2015/05/11 14:08
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Angus Robertson, who is expected to be reappointed as Westminster group leader unchallenged, said the MPs "will be the strongest voice possible for Scotland". Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland's Good...
2015/05/23 23:17
2015/05/23 23:17
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