Ed Balls has vowed to increase the top tax rate for high earners to 50p
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Sunday 26 January 2014
Ed Balls could consider increasing the top rate of tax to 55p or even 60p if he became Chancellor, former Trade minister Digby Jones claimed today.
Saturday 25 January 2014
Shadow Chancellor would shift the burden of the deficit to the rich, raising £10bn in three years
Friday 24 January 2014
Shadow Chancellor: ‘We will have to govern with less money ... we will have to make cuts too.’
Monday 20 January 2014
Once the voice of the more civilised wing of the party, the think-tank is now firmly in the Let’s Get Nasty Again tendency
Wednesday 15 January 2014
He took on bigots dressed in drag as Lily Savage in the 1980s. Now the comedian is speaking up for the plight of people on benefits
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Outlook Raise a glass to Greene King. The pub and restaurant group reported a sparkling 5 per cent increase in sales over Christmas. But fill it with Cava rather than Champagne.
Monday 13 January 2014
Strong criticism echoes campaign by Miliband for an end to the political consensus on the economy since the Thatcher era
Sunday 12 January 2014
The number of clubs has dropped from nearly 600 in 2005 to fewer than 400 today
Wednesday 08 January 2014
The new year is starting with a bang with the number of experts expecting prices will continue rising at a 14-year high
Monday 06 January 2014
PM hints that wealthy retirees could lose benefits if Tories win next election, as he sets out key policies for manifesto
Friday 03 January 2014
More than three million low-income families risk missing out on the economic recovery even if wages start to keep pace with inflation, according to an analysis for The Independent.
Friday 03 January 2014
More than 1,600 posts are due to go at the Environment Agency by October
Sunday 29 December 2013
The Conservatives are being urged to trump Labour by promising to build 300,000 new homes a year, in an attempt to shed their “party of the rich” image.
Addicted to debt: The UK recovery is under way, and it is fuelled by the same disastrous borrowing as before
Friday 27 December 2013
The bad news contained within the good is that our recovery is déjà vu all over again
Sunday 15 December 2013
End-of-term poll makes mixed reading for the leaders, but the Prime Minister tops the guest list
Welcome to The Independent's live coverage of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the final race of the 2014 season that sees Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle it out for the Drivers' Championship.
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