Property 2 bedroom flat to rent in Glenloch Road, Belsize Park. On with Benham and Reeves for £475 per week.

Property industry welcomes crackdown on hidden charges in the rental market

Councils 'waste £150m a year paying bills twice'

Councils could save almost £150 million a year if they made sure they did not pay bills twice, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles claimed today.

Tory activists prefer Clegg to most of their own Cabinet ministers

Poll shows Coalition's honeymoon is continuing, but members warn Cameron against too many concessions to the Lib Dems

Simon Carr: George Osborne hasn't hit anyone – yet

Sketch: You can't be sure, but Cameron looked completely unrehearsed

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Chris Mullin: Our party will only blossom again once we have exposed the Big Lie

If the Tories and their Lib Dem partners stick to their plans to lay waste to the public sector, there will be plenty of open goals to kick at

Government rules out Council Tax revaluation

There will be no revaluation of council tax bands in England during the current Parliament, Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles announced.

The Eden Project? No, it's Chester Zoo

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Conference Diary: Danny and Oli

The spiritual conflagration raging between Dave and Nick has been well-documented. Less so the concord between two of their key sidekicks who were pivotal in the coalition talks – Oliver Letwin and Danny Alexander.

Danny Alexander: 'We take impact of cuts seriously'

Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander insisted today that proper assessments would be made of the impact of "painful" spending cuts due to be announced next month.

Nine thousand public sector staff earn more than PM

More than 9,000 employees working in the public sector are paid more than the Prime Minister, it was disclosed today.

Unused fire-control centres costing &#163;1,500 an hour

Nine new buildings stand empty amid delays and fears of fire hazards

Cabinet chums are all smiles now but wait until the big squeeze begins

The mood around the cabinet table when ministers gathered on Tuesday for the first time since their summer break was remarkably jolly. You wouldn't guess that two parties were represented.

Government to give cash to councils that build traveller sites

Ministers are to offer cash incentives to councils that build official sites for travellers in an attempt to persuade communities to allow travellers set up home on their doorsteps.

Tories accused of hypocrisy over conference events

Conservatives have been accused of "rank hypocrisy" for taking cash from public bodies to sponsor events at their party conference.

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