As the post-Budget dividing lines become ever clearer, there seems to be a gradual re-emergence of i
Speaking at the <em>New Statesman</em>'s annual Budget breakfast the Financial Secretary to the Trea
Stephen Timms, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, was quick to acknowledge the response to the Budget in this morning’s Budget Breakfast Briefing, hosted by the New Statesman and
Much of Fleet Street’s coverage of the Budget focuses on the introduction of the new 50p top tax rate, no doubt partly because newspaper editors are among those affected.
Ed Balls sees the battle as Labour spending <em>v</em> Tory cuts. Peter Mandelson offers a new narra
Of all those unpleasant headlines of the past week it was perhaps the least lurid – the resignation of Alice Mahon – that should worry Labour party chiefs the most.
The Director General of the <em>Institute of Directors</em> offers a perspective on the 2009 Budget
Leading charities and campaign groups tell the <em>New Statesman</em> what they think of the Chancel
Analysis of the 2009 Budget from the <em>New Statesman's</em> Political Correspondent