The schools budget is under threat as the Treasury seeks another £11.5bn of cuts despite David Cameron’s previous promises to protect the funding.
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Friday 26 November 2010
Excessive, politically driven "ring-fencing" distorts government spending priorities, according to a report on the Comprehensive Spending Review published by the Treasury Committee today.
Sunday 31 October 2010
Thursday 28 October 2010
Hundreds of thousands of people have been made homeless by flooding which hit West Africa during its annual rainy season.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Thursday 21 October 2010
The overseas aid budget has been protected and will rise to £11.5bn by 2015. This will enable the UK to reach the UN's target of member states donating 0.7 per cent of national income in aid by 2013.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
The BBC Trust warned the Government today it would fight any move to force it to meet the cost of free television licences for the over-75s.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Jimmy Carter, the former US president, was taken to hospital in Ohio yesterday after becoming ill while flying there, according to media reports. Mr Carter, 85, who served as president from 1977 to 1981, was on his way to Cleveland for a book-signing event.
Monday 30 August 2010
Part of Britain's £6bn overseas aid budget could be switched to defence and anti-terrorism projects, according to a leaked government document.
Sunday 22 August 2010
Tuesday 10 August 2010
The taxpayers' verdict on the first three months of the Government shows there is still "a lot to be done", campaigners said today.
Monday 09 August 2010
Tuesday 20 July 2010
Climate change threatens to undo years of work to tackle poverty in developing countries, a report warned today.
Thursday 15 July 2010
Lord Ashdown has been made the Government's "disaster tsar", with the task of improving Britain's response to humanitarian emergencies such as the Haiti earthquake.
Sunday 11 July 2010
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