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Britain faces at least five years of savage pending cuts if deficit reduction plans announced by chancellor George Osborne are enacted, according to the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
Thomas Stephens explains how the Coalition are doing nothing to address poverty wages while hurting non-dependants hard
The economic recovery is due to a “combination of the depth of the hole it found itself in, the moderation in the trend toward deeper and deeper austerity and the effects of possibly bubble-creating government loans”, according to former United States secretary of the treasury Larry Summers.
The government has been accused (£) by the head of the UK Statistics Authority of giving a misleading impression of how much it has invested in flood defence.
Brighton Greens are to hold a referendum to let local people choose between cuts or paying a pound a week extra tax.
The government, and Owen Paterson in particular, have been criticised for not doing enough about flooding. Here, then, are three things they are doing.