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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.
Shadow Chancellor would shift the burden of the deficit to the rich, raising £10bn in three years
It’s a tough life at the House of Commons. Aperitifs are in short supply, the Cajun food is poor and there is a dearth of ‘fresh game’ on the lunchtime menu.
No fracking will take place at a site in West Sussex which was at the centre of large-scale protests last year, energy company Cuadrilla has told residents.
The man who pays his way
Subsidies to the rich cost us much more than benefit fraud
One of Britain's most wanted tax fugitives has been arrested in Cyprus.
First he was imprisoned. There he died after being denied medical treatment. Then he was put on posthumous trial. Now the Russian lawyer who dared to expose a £140m fraud is accused of perpetrating the crime himself
HM Revenue and Customs reveals 10 most bizarre excuses for sending in a late return
Half the cuts to come from the welfare budget
They feel misrepresented as 'fat cats' and are alarmed by cuts in the legal aid budget
The Chancellor has branded 2014 the 'year of hard truths'
Checked behind your sofa recently? Don’t - there will probably be a Romanian hiding there.
As recreational cannabis was legalised in Colorado on New Year's Day, thousands turned out for their first taste of the new industry. Tim Walker joined the back of the queue
Simple messages must be repeated ad infinitum, hammered into the electorate’s skulls
About 60,000 families living in council homes where there is someone caring for an elderly or disabled relative have been caught out by the “bedroom tax”.