The Department for Work and Pensions revealed the new system after a turbulent introduction of the Universal Credit programme
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Wednesday 16 June 2010
Technology isn't always exciting, he said, knowing that most people are already aware of this, and I may as well be telling them that England don't always beat mediocre opposition at football.
Friday 11 June 2010
David Cameron's chief spin doctor, Andy Coulson, is the highest-paid political adviser in the Government, earning more than Nick Clegg and only £2,500 less than the Prime Minister. The former News of the World editor, who was drafted in to run Mr Cameron's media strategy in 2007, receives £140,000 a year as director of communications at No 10, according to Cabinet Office figures unmasking the pay given to Whitehall's army of 61 special advisers.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
The coalition is pushing ahead with efforts to slash the deficit today after George Osborne appealed for the public to help identify where cuts can be made.
Tuesday 01 June 2010
David Laws has briefed his successor as Chief Secretary to the Treasury on the momentous task he faces in slashing spending, ministerial sources said yesterday
Friday 21 May 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
David Cameron stepped up demands today for a "brief but comprehensive" inquiry into the Government lobbying row.
Sunday 17 January 2010
Thursday 14 January 2010
Saturday 26 December 2009
Nick Boles is a good bet for a fast-track promotion if the Conservative Party wins the general election. Although he would be a new MP if he wins the normally safe Tory seat of Grantham and Rutland, he would already be on the inside track of a David Cameron government.
Sunday 06 December 2009
Saturday 14 November 2009
Monday 05 October 2009
The salaries of Britain’s top civil servants will be published under Tory moves to open up Whitehall’s inner workings to the public.
Monday 05 October 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
The Tory mischief-maker Alan Duncan was the source of considerable hand-wringing among his colleagues over the summer, following the release of a covertly filmed video in which he joked that MPs had been forced to "live on rations" since the expenses scandal and were "treated like shit". The videographer had form, having previously broken into Duncan's garden and dug a £1 coin into his lawn.
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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