The firm carrying out the Government’s controversial “fitness for work” tests on disabled benefit claimants is a “disgrace” and should be stripped of its contract, Labour will say on Monday.
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Sunday 21 February 2010
Gordon Brown was accused by a senior Tory today of deliberately pushing the UK into "as much debt as possible" in an effort to make life tough for any incoming Tory government.
Thursday 28 January 2010
Thursday 14 January 2010
Sunday 03 January 2010
Wednesday 23 December 2009
Sunday 13 December 2009
George Osborne admits that he devotes more time to politics than to economics, and on Wednesday we saw the proof.
Sunday 13 December 2009
Thursday 10 December 2009
This question, asked by Daniel Finkelstein on the basis of a single plausible performance on a difficult brief on the aforementioned Newsnight last night, is of course number 193 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No.
Friday 13 November 2009
Tuesday 27 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Thursday 08 October 2009
David Cameron today promised to "put Britain back on her feet" as he set out his case to be Prime Minister.
Monday 05 October 2009
Conservatives today announced tax breaks worth £250 million to new businesses, as the party's leadership sought to put a lid on internal discontent over Europe at their annual conference in Manchester.
Friday 24 July 2009
Britain's economy shrank more than twice as fast as expected in the second quarter of 2009 to register its biggest annual decline on record, dashing hopes of a speedy recovery from the worst recession in nearly 30 years.
Monday 06 July 2009
A Conservative Government would make quangos more democratically accountable, David Cameron announced today as he unveiled a review of publicly-funded independent bodies to determine which should be scrapped or slimmed down.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'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
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 UK weather: Snow to fall during coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness