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.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more