Visit of the Environment Secretary to the Somerset Levels lambasted as a ‘publicity stunt’ by angry campaigners
Francis has already used the symbolic power of his office to change attitudes
Ed Balls has vowed to increase the top tax rate for high earners to 50p
Ed Balls could consider increasing the top rate of tax to 55p or even 60p if he became Chancellor, former Trade minister Digby Jones claimed today.
Workers could be asked to put a bigger slice of their income into their pension scheme under plans being considered by the Conservative Party.
It's not just the poor who are subject to occasional feelings of entitlement
Shadow minister tells ‘The Independent’ those who refuse training will lose benefits
The man who pays his way
Bethany Doughty worked as an actuary for 10 years before deciding to retrain as a maths teacher. It has proved to be a lifechanging move, for all the right reasons…
A 1969 Lancia Fulvia Spider Fiorio & Maglioli will be sold today by auctioneers Coys at the NEC in Birmingham and is expected to fetch as much as £220,000.
New property search engine will allow everybody to search the government’s £330 billion property portfolio by town and postcode
HM Revenue and Customs reveals 10 most bizarre excuses for sending in a late return
Campaigners say Coalition must tackle ‘in-work poverty’
Taxpayers' money is going to private landlords who keep their housing benefit tenants in slum-like conditions
More than three million low-income families risk missing out on the economic recovery even if wages start to keep pace with inflation, according to an analysis for The Independent.
Checked behind your sofa recently? Don’t - there will probably be a Romanian hiding there.