Liam Fox is not the first Tory trade spokesman to take a jaded view of those whose vested interests the Conservative Party is supposed to promote.
People may be opposed to GM crops and ultimately consumers will decide what they want to eat. But people facing malnutrition or starvation do not enjoy that choice.
We often hear the progressive income tax used as a proxy for all tax when it actually accounts for just over a quarter of the tax take.
Peter Saacke, Artemis’ Chief Investment Officer, suggests what may lie ahead and explains how volatility suits stockpickers.
The Shadow Chancellor's embrace of new economics backed by clear plans will see Labour profit at the polls, argues Liam Young.
Europe isn’t perfect, but without it millions of women and millions of trade unionists would be at risk of Tory deregulation.
A Tory government that shows so little concern for women’s equality can hardly be trusted to protect the rights of working women and mothers.
Manchester United recorded record profits for the first quarter of 2016, yet never looked in contention for the Premier League.
A new legal framework has been needed for five years, but was blocked by the Lib Dems.
The national spending limits have never been met at a general election and, in truth, it’s not even very close. But there are local spending limits too.
It is Facebook’s vast population, not its algorithm or its curators, that has made Trump a social media force.
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