After Ed Miliband's price freeze pledge, David Cameron agrees action is needed to reduce the cost of energy
Hundreds of people who could fall victim to the “bedroom tax” are to benefit from new plans to convert spare bedrooms into bathrooms.
The allegations date back to Messina's time as chief of staff to Max Baucus
“There should be a way of saying to people ‘thank you very much, it hasn’t worked out but here’s a decent package for you to move on from this role,’” says top Tory
The former European Commissioner says displays of disunity could sink Conservative chances at the next election
Blairites want the party to tackle the perception that it is “soft” on benefit claimants
In the idiotic claims they make about welfare claimants, the likes of Grant Shapps and George Osborne reveal how completely out of touch they are
The Tory co-chairman used to like being called Michael Green. And who can blame him? In the age of multiple identity, we all do it. Don't we?
Complaints come as a senior judge warns local elections present 'enormous opportunities' for vote rigging.
We need more rapid action to make these products more transparent
Being born before or after 1979 is apparently key to whether you're able to afford to own your own home or not. Older than 33 and you're likely to be already on the ladder, having bought a few years ago and seen values rise in the main. Younger than 33 and it's a massive struggle to put enough of a deposit together and to earn enough to secure a sufficiently large mortgage to get on the ladder. I'm north of 33 and the other day I looked at the price of my first flat, which is currently on the market, and realised that if I only had say a 10 per cent deposit then I probably wouldn't get a mortgage high enough to buy it. This was no palace. It was a more akin to a shoebox backing onto a railway track, typical of so many first-time buyer properties in London.
New data has revealed the number of people sleeping rough in England has risen by 23 per cent in a year.
Boris Johnson calls for U-turn on police numbers, while No 10 ridiculed over plans to use water cannon
Part-buy, part-rent schemes offer to fulfil the dreams of first-time buyers. But they're not always an easy option, says Oliver Bennett
A new scheme aimed at helping first-time buyers to get a foot on the property ladder was launched by the Government today.
Retired on health grounds with £50,000 a year pension – only to be hired by another authority