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The High Risk Choice is George Osborne

The High Risk Choice is George Osborne

Douglas Carswell May 30, 2016 0

Who should you trust more? Thousands of personal investors who risk their own money in the marketplace? Or the career politician who doubled our national debt in six years? The Share Centre’s new survey

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Public Health England says Halve Dairy Intake – What’s next, a Milk Tax?   

Public Health England says Halve Dairy Intake – What’s next, a Milk Tax?   

Alex MacDonald March 26, 2016 0

  People should halve the amount of dairy foods they eat to combat the dangerous levels of UK obesity, according to the Government’s dietary adviser. The radical proposal comes from Public Health England (PHE)

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Osborne’s Economy Speech: Analysis

Osborne’s Economy Speech: Analysis

Daniel Pryor January 6, 2014 0

Daniel Pryor provides comprehensive analysis of the Chancellor’s New Year economy speech. Watching George Osborne’s speech this morning, I felt reasonably proud to be a Conservative. He convincingly argued that we must continue to

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Yet more criticism for HS2.

Yet more criticism for HS2.

Daniel Pryor September 10, 2013 2

Daniel Pryor reports on the Public Accounts Committee’s recent attack on the High Speed Two rail project. First, it was £30 billion. Then, it was £42.6 billion. Recently, Treasury officials touted even higher estimates

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There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

Backbencher May 17, 2013 0

Could a Government Guarantee become a contradiction in terms? The words “Government Guarantee” appear to be part of a politician’s stock armoury and a comfort blanket for much of the electorate. However, let’s not

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Tax Cuts – The Only Plan for Growth

Tax Cuts – The Only Plan for Growth

Olly Neville May 16, 2013 0

The biggest impediment to growth is within the Chancellor’s gift to remove France’s current triple dip recession not only provides the final nail in the coffin for the anti-austerity argument, but it also shows

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Financial Transaction Tax: How To Lose Business And Alienate Allies

Financial Transaction Tax: How To Lose Business And Alienate Allies

Backbencher May 10, 2013 1

Carl Jackson is amazed at the EU’s economic myopia over its damaging Financial Transactions Tax Sometimes I wonder if the Eurozone’s leaders actually want the whole thing to fail. If so, they are doing

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Osborne must cut tax to save 2015

Osborne must cut tax to save 2015

Backbencher February 25, 2013 3

Donna Edmunds,   In the lobby of HM Revenue and Customs main office is a ticker, and every morning it starts at zero. By the close of end of each and every day, 365

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If Osborne is to meet his fiscal targets, he needs to get clever over cuts.

If Osborne is to meet his fiscal targets, he needs to get clever over cuts.

Backbencher February 11, 2013 1

Donna Edmunds,   The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) have predicted that “there is a better than 50-50 chance that the government will borrow more this year than it did last year.” The cause

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Today’s Growth Figures In Context

Today’s Growth Figures In Context

Lee Jenkins October 25, 2012 2

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today showed the British economy grew by 1 percent in the Third Quarter. This was significantly higher than the 0.6 percent expected by most. It

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