Turns out there's a teeny tiny hiccup with reducing immigration...
The Labour leadership has appointed the former head of the Public Affairs Committee and anti-tax avoidance campaigner Margaret Hodge to review the £100bn that Britain gives away in tax relief each year.
The new £9 rate will give the UK one of the highest minimum wages in the OECD.
My grandma thinks Cameron’s a charming, intelligent young man. I think he's a slippery, gammon-faced Putin-lite.
The Left won a partial victory in the European parliament yesterday - but the battle continues.
George Osborne has offered some reprieve on austerity. Let’s hope it gets used wisely.
Labour needs to have the strength to stand for a better approach – for a stronger economy with sustainable public finances and a fairer, less divided country.
Shadow chancellor Chris Leslie says "difficult decisions have to be made" after Osborne limits pay increases to 1 per cent.
Rabbits and dead cats.
In a crowded field, the welfare cap is the coalition's worst policy. It's a failure of courage not to oppose it, says Caroline Lucas.
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