Labour’s deficit reduction plans for the next parliament are genuinely different to those of the Conservatives.
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Ed Balls’ task tomorrow will be to establish Labour as a party that can be trusted to get its hands back on the levers of power.
Labour’s record on child poverty is an admirable one. So it’s even more of a shame that Ed Balls has allowed the axe to fall on child benefit.
‘Are you better off than four years ago?’ Ed Balls channels Reagan to highlight biggest fall in earnings since 1874
Celebrating today’s GDP figures as a victory for the chancellor would be a like praising the punctuality of the chauffeur who arrives at his destination three hours late.
Labour is willing to talk about tax avoidance but also tax evasion. For too long politicians have ducked the issue.
Don’t believe the coalition hype. The so-called ‘cost of living crisis’ is far from over, writes James Bloodworth.