By George Eaton - 05 December 09:19
Including, when will living standards start to rise, will there be new money for the NHS and how much more austerity is Osborne planning?
By Nida Broughton - 03 December 01:01
Rather than using the forecast structural surplus to pay down the national debt, the government should invest it in science, skills and childcare.
By George Eaton - 29 November 02:52
The top 1% of earners now pay 30% of all income tax because they're earning more. And the poorest still pay the largest overall share.
By George Eaton - 29 November 08:58
Having spent months denouncing Miliband's energy price freeze as a "con", the Tories, spooked by the opposition's poll lead, are now trying to match it.
By Rafael Behr - 28 November 05:26
If the Chancellor starts doling out goodies he risks undercutting the Tory message of long-term discipline.
By Rafael Behr - 26 November 07:15
The Chancellor is right that people don't demand ideological consistency but they do like politicians to believe in something.
By George Eaton - 25 November 09:05
The Chancellor's announcement of a cap on payday loan charges undermines the coalition's attack on the Labour leader's "Marxist universe".
By George Eaton - 18 November 11:13
Those Tories calling for an increase in the 40p tax threshold should remember that only the top 14 per cent of earners pay the rate.
By George Eaton - 13 November 12:25
It turns out that Cameron isn't the "most transparent" leader ever after all.
By George Eaton - 13 November 10:25
Regular pay rose by just 0.8% in the most recent quarter, the lowest figure on record, and a real-terms cut of 1.4%.