Ed Balls has vowed to increase the top tax rate for high earners to 50p
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Friday 12 July 2013
Conservatives aim to shed ‘rich’ image in bid to win over crucial voters outside the South East
Tuesday 09 July 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised Conservative ministers for dividing the nation to justify their welfare reforms
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Ministers reject several recommendations of the commission set up to prevent future bailouts
Sunday 30 June 2013
Rise in birth rate in the UK has put primary schools under pressure to meet demand
Eric Pickles' Communities Department - charged with getting local council budgets under control - fined for £217m unauthorised overdraft
Friday 28 June 2013
Margaret Hodge describes department finances as 'a shocking example of incompetence'
Thursday 27 June 2013
Outlook As an economic paradigm, Osbornism has reached maturity: the theory has taken a long time to craft but it has now developed to such an extent that its full force has been unleashed in practice.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Dr Osborne did not say the economy was ‘healing’ but ‘moving out of intensive care’
Friday 21 June 2013
Outlook One of the stranger questions raised after the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) revealed that five of the country's biggest lenders have a £27bn black hole in their balance sheets was whether or not the gap should have been disclosed at all.
New banker bonus boom: Payouts leapt 64% to new record when Chancellor George Osborne cut top-rate tax to 45p in April
Thursday 20 June 2013
Disclosure provokes anger with Labour accusing David Cameron of giving a 'massive tax cut' to millionaires
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Labour accuse Cameron of giving 'massive tax cut' to millionaires at a time when ordinary families are seeing their incomes shrink
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Government is attempting to cut number of regulars from 102,000 to 82,000 by 2018
Monday 17 June 2013
The cost of policing the Bilderberg conference – a meeting of politicians, academics and business leaders – in Hertfordshire last week was more than £1m, the Home Office has revealed.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Welfare for the wealthy must be tackled before the government makes any further benefit cuts, Nick Clegg said on Sunday.
Friday 14 June 2013
Chief of General Staff General Sir Peter Wall and shadow Defence Minister Kevan Jones among those urging caution over savings to be laid out in the 2015/16 spending review
Sunday 09 June 2013
Shadow chancellor sets challenge to George Osborne, who is due to announce a cap on the welfare bill this month
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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