Unexpected rise in borrowing last month means Chancellor’s plans are unravelling
Ed Balls insisted on Sunday he “couldn’t give a toss” about speculation he could be ousted as shadow Chancellor.
Rise in birth rate in the UK has put primary schools under pressure to meet demand
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.
Most people agree that we have a major problem with congestion. But is inserting a new class distinction into Britain's roads likely to solve the problem? Probably not
Tory backbencher Nadine Dorries has launched a furious attack on George Osborne, branding him “stupid” and accusing him of lying about her.
Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, on a collision course with his Tory colleagues
The Treasury has told Whitehall departments to prepare for a fresh round of budget cuts this autumn, after new figures revealed Britain's public finances are rapidly deteriorating.
PM's 'emotional' correspondence with dying MP was an attempt to end their long-standing feud
The Government is to consider implementing a windfall tax on energy companies after calls by MPs for "urgent" and "fundamental" reforms to cut fuel poverty.
Alastair Ross Goobey was one of the most talented and best known fund managers of his generation. As chief executive of Hermes Pensions Management, one of the largest pension funds in Britain, between 1993 and 2001, he played a leading role in developing institutional shareholder activism. He advocated broadening the base of investments held by traditionally conservative pension funds. He was also instrumental in improving the culture of corporate governance in the City.