As the pay gap narrows for women in their twenties, some suggest the real factor is the decision to have children. But why are we placing that burden on women?
The problem the Chancellor now faces is that, after almost five years of emphasising the need for tough choices, the public is inclined to think the work of austerity is done. It is not.
A bank transaction tax would win votes.
The main lesson to take from George Osborne's pre-budget announcements this week is that the worst of austerity is yet to come.
Having already trimmed Whitehall of fat, the next government will be forced to cut into bone. But no party will utter this truth.
Plan to fund extra £2bn a year through future underspends means spending promise is "a con", says shadow chancellor.
An Autumn Statement for the few.
The Chancellor framed himself as a man who would take from the wealthy and give to the NHS.
The Autumn Statement performances today shows our political leaders on both sides should stop fixating reducing the deficit to zero.
The big news is what George Osborne didn’t mention.
Wait, Osborne wants the rich to pay more tax?
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