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2014/04/19 08:58
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Hyndburn MP accuses Government over Royal Mail sell off HYNDBURN MP Graham Jones has accused the government of ‘short changing’ the public by privatising the Royal Mail. A report by the National...
2014/04/19 08:58
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2014/04/16 08:05
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Defence gets on with disaster reliefUpdated: 17:49, Wednesday April 16, 2014 As flames lick at homes or floodwaters lap front doors, people look to the heavens for help - and then the army arrives...
2014/04/16 06:08
2014/04/16 06:08
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The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta quotes Prime Minister Joseph Muscat saying that the decriminalisation of minor drug-related offences is...
2014/04/15 17:08
2014/04/15 17:08
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The National Audit Office (NAO) has reported wide variations in cost estimates and actual spending on projects by Wasteserv Malta between 2006 and 2012. The report, entitled ‘An Analysis of Wasteserv...
2014/04/15 12:13
2014/04/15 12:13
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City Spy has been inundated with emails of gratitude from readers who cashed in after reading about it in last week’s column, ahead of the tournament. It’s the second time Bubba has come good for Todd...
2014/04/14 16:36
2014/04/14 16:36
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Share this page A very important date passed at the weekend - the end of the 180-day "lock-up" agreed by the government when it privatised the first chunk of the Royal Mail last October. The...
2014/04/14 08:13
2014/04/14 08:13
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The Government has been accused of undervaluing Royal Mail, potentially costing the taxpayer billions of pounds – shares debuted at 330p each, but soon peaked at more than £6 and closed at 495p on...
2014/04/13 00:51
2014/04/13 00:51
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In the week when the woman dubbed the Factory Killer quit as Culture Secretary, almost 800 Remploy staff she sacked were still out of work. More than 600 have not even tried to find a job. The lucky...
2014/04/12 23:37
2014/04/12 23:37
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This is the first time the Government has used a single offer day for primary schools; the Department for Education (DfE) has introduced this to simplify the application process for parents. This...
2014/04/12 09:08
2014/04/12 09:08
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The fallout from the controversial stock market flotation of Royal Mail has reopened a rift between the bank and independent advisers who run such deals. Accusations that taxpayers lost money on the...
2014/04/11 11:24
2014/04/11 11:24
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Universal Credit was supposed to solve all of this country’s welfare problems. And yet, just four years after coming to power, the government’s flagship benefits reform programme is in serious...
2014/04/11 10:40
2014/04/11 10:40
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ON MONDAY, the PAC began its inquiry into "the variety of tax reliefs used in the UK and how they are administered" by questioning HMRC chief executive Lin Homer and Sir Nicholas Macpherson, permanent...
2014/04/11 08:13
2014/04/11 08:13
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Lazard, which advised the Government on the Royal Mail stock market listing, will be called before the Public Accounts Committee on April 30. This comes a week after a report by the National Audit...
2014/04/10 09:51
2014/04/10 09:51
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Published at 09:49, Thursday, 10 April 2014 SIR – I am writing to you in the light of recent revelations about the ineffective nature of the badger culls which have been taking part in the South of...
2014/04/09 23:21
2014/04/09 23:21
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A POWERFUL cross-party group of MPs will today blast the BBC for ploughing nearly £100m into a cancelled digital scheme which has been a “catastrophic failure”. The broadcaster had told the public...
2014/04/09 07:18
2014/04/09 07:18
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Wednesday 9th April 2014 | 00:01 Work and Pensions Committee: Still not clear that Universal Credit IT will work Work and Pensions Committee press release There remains worrying uncertainty about...
2014/04/07 10:18
2014/04/07 10:18
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Cable recalled by MPs over Royal Mail Business Secretary Vince Cable has been recalled by MPs to give further evidence over the privatisation of Royal Mail. The news comes after a report by the...
2014/04/06 01:51
2014/04/06 01:51
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Freedom of information responses from 131 local authorities showed that 32 - a quarter of the total - believe that Government funding for additional primary places is insufficient to meet demand for...
2014/04/06 00:56
2014/04/06 00:56
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China is coming under close scrutiny these days, as the leadership scurries to find new sources of economic growth and control its debt. Some analysts have reassured China watchers that the Chinese...
2014/04/05 23:46
2014/04/05 23:46
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It cannot be denied that the shares were underpriced at 330p, given that they soared 38 per cent on the first day of trading. But blaming the government alone echoes the singling out of bankers for...
2014/04/19 08:58
2014/04/19 08:58
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