The Treasury is losing £40 billion a year in VAT, income tax, National Insurance and corporation tax due to a shadow economy where firms and individuals deliberately hide information from …
Trade union membership is holding steady, according to a Department of Business, Innovation and Skills bulletin which showed that last year numbers remained broadly unchanged at around 6.5 million.
At your service: wise counsel for new councillors
Jimmy’s Hall Director: Ken Loach Venus in Fur Director: Roman Polanski
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Clowns in a three-ring circus – what’s so weird?
Last week’s elections saw a feeding frenzy among the mainly Tory media about the leadership of Ed Miliband, despite some significant Labour gains. A far more pertinent question concerns the …
Ellie Olcott urges politicians to try much harder to connect with new voters – it’s in all our interests
If the coalition has ground to a halt, that is all to the good, says Ian Hernon
‘For sale’ sign is not welcome over UK PLC
Martin Gostwick detects an increasing momentum with the Yes campaign
Between November 1997 and July 1998, then Government whip Janet Anderson, as vice-chamberlain of the household, was given the task of writing nightly reports to the Queen on that day’s …
Independence is for life, not just for Christmas
David Hencke says that Glenda Jackson will be very much missed when she stands down from Parliament next year
Ben Fox says the over-mighty Troika must be reined in and held to account
Will Straw describes an Easter celebration of spectacle and tradition
Stress has become one of the principal by-products of the modern workplace, according to a Labour Research Department booklet.
Scottish stakes are too high for any fence-sitting
Osborne gives even more to the already wealthy
“The Budget pretended to be fiscally neutral, but the big point… is that permanent tax giveaways are being paid for by temporary tax takeaways and as yet unspecified further spending …
As cracks appear in the Budget, the Opposition needs to get its act together, writes Ian Hernon