Shadow Chancellor: ‘We will have to govern with less money ... we will have to make cuts too.’
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Friday 06 September 2013
Britain’s Civil Service may be a Rolls Royce – but it is in need of urgent repair, a committee of MPs has concluded.
Donald Macintyre's Sketch: Iain Duncan Smith puts ministerial career on the line after rolling out a barrel-full of jargon and clichés
Thursday 05 September 2013
It’s a sure sign that a minister is under pressure when the jargon level rises. As Iain Duncan Smith defended himself today the jargonometer surged into the red zone.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
Services firm agrees to repay past profits from its £40m-a-year contract and forgo all future earnings
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Rare July deficit raises doubts about the Coalition's progress in tackling the black hole in Britain's finances
Tuesday 20 August 2013
If schools are basing policies on outdated laws, it is very much a problem
Sunday 18 August 2013
One of the country’s biggest academy chains is busting the Government’s pay ceiling for public sector workers by offering all its teachers a 1.5 per cent pay rise.
Saturday 17 August 2013
More than one-third of civil servants believe the Government is botching its attempt to cut the size of Whitehall by allowing the most talented workers to leave.
Ukip faces renewed accusations of sexism as Stuart Wheeler claims women are not as competitive as men
Thursday 15 August 2013
And that man Godfrey Bloom protested that women were sometimes given preferential treatment in the workplace
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Senior legal expert Andrew Ashworth says prison sentences should only be used for the most serious crimes
Monday 12 August 2013
Ed Miliband has vowed not to be panicked into a knee-jerk response to disquiet in Labour ranks over its summer performance and the slow slide in the party's opinion poll lead over the Conservatives.
Planning minister, Nick Boles, loses control of wind farm policy as his brother works for turbine manufacturer
Friday 02 August 2013
The planning minister has lost powers over wind farm policy because his brother works for a major turbine manufacturer, it has been disclosed.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Greeks fearing attacks by anarchists will no longer be entitled to free police bodyguards in the latest cost-cutting plan from a government trying to meet budget targets set by international creditors.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Wealthy Greeks fearing attacks by anarchist groups will no longer be entitled to free police bodyguards in the latest cost-cutting plan from a government trying to meet budget targets.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
MPs attack Coalition for failing to shut down failed £482m project for regional command posts three years after it was scrapped
Friday 19 July 2013
Reform is coming to the Civil Service, but some worry it will harm more than help
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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