By George Eaton - 13 March 05:26
Shadow chancellor says 10p tax rate would benefit two-thirds of married couples, while tax allowance would help just one-third.
By George Eaton - 11 March 03:01
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury contradicts Osborne and says the idea is "well worth further consideration".
By George Eaton - 10 March 02:19
Renewal's call for the 45p tax threshold to be reduced to £62,000 to fund the abolition of the 40p rate is smart politics.
By Catherine McKinnell - 08 March 10:34
The Tories’ tax and benefit changes have cost women four times as much as men – little wonder when they are so absent from the top table.
By George Eaton - 07 March 09:00
The level of austerity required varies hugely depending on how much growth is thought possible.
By David Scheffer - 28 February 08:11
The Chancellor may think he is a realist playing hard politics. But these are tactics the Scottish government could also successfully employ.
By George Eaton - 17 February 02:53
The Scottish First Minister offered no persuasive argument for Scotland entering a currency union with the rest of the UK.
By New Statesman - 13 February 10:58
"If Scotland walks away from the UK, it walks away from the Pound."
By New Statesman - 30 January 11:22
Neither the tax rises proposed by Labour, nor the benefits cuts proposed by the Tories would make a significant dent in the deficit.
By George Eaton - 28 January 01:31
Despite being repeatedly pressed by Ed Balls at Treasury questions, the Chancellor refuses to comment on whether the Tories want to reduce the top rate from 45 per cent to 40 per cent.