Savers will be offered pensions “with expensive, and confusing fees”, following a dramatic climbdown by the pensions minister, Steve Webb, over charges.
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Wednesday 14 October 2009
Unemployment is still on course to soar above three million despite better-than-expected jobless figures, it was warned today.
Wednesday 23 September 2009
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg's crucial conference speech appeared to have won over some of his prominent critics within the party.
Tuesday 22 September 2009
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg faced a major test of his authority tonight as his own frontbenchers stepped up criticism of his plans for public spending cuts.
Friday 28 August 2009
Older people are being forced to cut down on their energy usage as they face soaring fuel bills, a report warned today.
Saturday 18 July 2009
Wednesday 01 April 2009
A fresh row over MPs' pay and perks erupted after taxpayers were asked to foot an £800,000-a-year bill to bail out their gold-plated pension scheme.
Tuesday 27 January 2009
A new crackdown on "deadbeat dads" who refuse to pay child maintenance goes before Parliament today.
Monday 01 December 2008
Saturday 18 October 2008
Wednesday 07 May 2008
The amount of money pledged by the Government to prevent a repeat of last summer's devastating floods is "inadequate", MPs warned today.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Sunday 09 March 2008
Wednesday 05 March 2008
Three Liberal Democrat frontbenchers quit tonight in a revolt over the Lisbon Treaty referendum.
Friday 11 January 2008
For those of us who still pronounce it "nuculer", it was pretty heavy going yesterday. I thought I'd understood what John Hutton's statement meant, but then Steve Webb for the Liberals said that he hadn't understood it and so I assumed I hadn't understood it enough to realise what I hadn't understood.
Monday 07 January 2008
Gordon Brown faces the biggest test of his environmental credentials this week, with the Government due to give the go-ahead to a new generation of nuclear power stations.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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- 5 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation