Ben Chu

Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.

CBI warns George Osborne on science cuts

George Osborne is expected to announce today that four departments – Transport, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Communities and Local Government and the Treasury – have accepted cuts of 8 per cent a year for the next four years

CBI denies accusations of pro-European bias

The CBI yesterday hit back against claims the corporate lobby group has misrepresented the level of support in the business community for Britain’s membership of the European Union

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