The parties’ spending plans are becoming stranger and stranger.
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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.
In setting out the Budget and their manifestos, political parties should take account of the recent rise in self-employment.
Away from the rarefied atmosphere of Davos, the reality of tackling inequality is not at all palatable to elements of the UK’s business community.