The Department for Work and Pensions revealed the new system after a turbulent introduction of the Universal Credit programme
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Tuesday 30 June 2009
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Tuesday 14 April 2009
Gordon Brown bears personal responsibility for creating the sort of culture that allowed a senior Downing Street aide to consider smearing senior Tories, David Cameron said today.
Tuesday 14 April 2009
Sunday 01 March 2009
Sunday 22 February 2009
Saturday 10 January 2009
William Hague has seen his popularity among Conservative Party activists take a plunge after suggestions that he was unwilling to give up his lucrative outside interests despite pleas from his leader for greater commitment among the Shadow Cabinet.
Sunday 07 December 2008
Saturday 23 August 2008
Friday 15 August 2008
Policy Exchange – widely regarded as David Cameron's favourite think-tank – was founded in 2001 to keep the modernising flame burning in Conservative ranks after the right-winger Iain Duncan Smith was elected leader.
Monday 23 June 2008
Boris Johnson faced embarrassment when a key aide resigned after calling for black critics of the Mayor of London to return to the Caribbean
Tuesday 17 June 2008
Jack Straw, the Justice Secretary, was accused of an "atrocious abuse of power" after he announced tough curbs on election spending, which could be designed to stop millions of pounds being poured into Tory target seats.
Tuesday 25 March 2008
Ministers were accused of hypocrisy and extravagance after the Conservatives calculated that Whitehall departments and major public bodies clocked up more than 300 million "air miles" last year.
Wednesday 26 December 2007
With the political world now shut down at least until the party leaders' new year messages are issued political journalists are reduced, this morning, to wondering what our political masters got in their stockings.
Friday 05 January 2007
His personal troubles have endeared him to nobody, but Mel Gibson doesn't seem to have let them affect his film-making. Few other period movies would dare to deploy unknown actors and dialogue exclusively couched in Mayan, and fewer still would get away with it. Apocalypto begins in a deceptively innocent key, conjuring a prelapsarian world of noble hunters who make jokes about impotence and the mother-in-law (yes, they had them even then).
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If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
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