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2015/01/30 01:17
2015/01/30 01:17
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Schools are being exposed to "serious damage" because they have been handed much greater autonomy "without a proper strategy" for monitoring their performance, the Commons public spending watchdog...
2015/01/30 01:17
2015/01/30 01:17
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2015/01/29 17:13
2015/01/29 17:13
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The idea itself is, of course, unworkable nonsense and will be abandoned. Labour must know this, but better to float vote-catching measures before an election, then abandon them afterwards. Beats...
2015/01/29 04:38
2015/01/29 04:38
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The Department for International Development has been strongly criticised by MPs for channelling hundreds of millions of pounds of taxpayers' money into an overseas investment agency despite fears...
2015/01/28 21:09
2015/01/28 21:09
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A legal company has written to the Public Accounts Committee requesting the National Audit Office to investigate what it considered to be anti-competitive behaviour. The legal firm, Aquitas Legal,...
2015/01/28 15:21
2015/01/28 15:21
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LABOUR leader Ed Miliband has accused David Cameron of using the Welsh NHS for “political propaganda” purposes after the prime minister launched his latest attack on the state of the nation’s health...
2015/01/28 09:56
2015/01/28 09:56
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Councils in England plan to redevelop £13.5bn of their assets over the next five years which should help to create more housing, a thinktank report has found. The housing minister today witnessed a...
2015/01/28 08:30
2015/01/28 08:30
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Kenyan Secretary of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government Joseph ole Nkaissery has ordered an investigation into the leaders of the Narok town riots, Kenya's The Star reported Tuesday...
2015/01/28 07:09
2015/01/28 07:09
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The Tories, should they win in May, are likely to impose £30 billion of spending cuts, while Labour offers scant antidote to austerity. Middle-income households have been left as much as £6,000 a year...
2015/01/28 02:12
2015/01/28 02:12
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The coalition's policy of guaranteeing loans for infrastructure projects is costing up to £120 million a year more than if the government was funding schemes directly, according to the public spending...
2015/01/27 01:37
2015/01/27 01:37
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The Commons Select Committee on Education says in a report published today: “There is at present no convincing evidence of the impact of academy status on attainment in primary schools.” Its findings...
2015/01/26 00:17
2015/01/26 00:17
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Dangerous foreign criminals on the run in the UK are being allowed to hide behind the Government, which insists it is “obliged” to protect the privacy of the convicted fugitives. The Home Office has...
2015/01/22 09:20
2015/01/22 09:20
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A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) reveals the corporation spends 16pc more per square foot on the studios - which it leases from the Peel Group - than comparable properties. If that...
2015/01/22 00:52
2015/01/22 00:52
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Broadcasting House costs much more to run than comparable buildings The £89million a year bill for Broadcasting House amounts to a third of the overall running cost of every building the state...
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2015/01/21 14:09
2015/01/21 14:09
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It also said that the corporation is failing to meet its target of capping the cost of running its portfolio of properties at 6 per cent of licence fee income. It is currently 7.3 per cent. Amyas...
2015/01/21 12:16
2015/01/21 12:16
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The National Audit Office (NAO) has issued a rare "adverse opinion" on the Department for Education's accounts, signalling that it does not trust the accuracy of the figures. There is a substantial...
2015/01/21 07:11
2015/01/21 07:11
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Criminal cases could be delayed or even collapse because police forces are doing more forensics work themselves since the service was privatised three years ago, a report has warned. The work of the...
2015/01/21 00:37
2015/01/21 00:37
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Spending on costly forensic examinations has been cut by more than £20m in the past two years and experts warned of possible miscarriages of justice as police save money by carrying out work within...
2015/01/21 00:37
2015/01/21 00:37
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This early example of forensic science, which goes back 2,500 years, illustrates perhaps the single most important function of forensics – to find the scientific evidence that links a suspect to a...
2015/01/20 23:56
2015/01/20 23:56
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BEIJING—China’s slipping momentum is driving the government to try to eke out new sources of growth and multinationals and Chinese companies to look for a Plan B to prosper in the world’s...
2015/01/20 22:49
2015/01/20 22:49
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China faces a host of social, financial and economic challenges, but fears of a hard landing are increasingly giving way to the notion that it will be able to manage an orderly decline in its growth...
2015/01/30 01:17
2015/01/30 01:17
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