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Labour may get less than they’re hoping for with their tax proposals. Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Manifesto Check: Labour’s tax plan may fail to raise revenue

Labour's manifesto promise of fairer taxes – re-introducing the 10p tax and raising the top rate for high earners – sounds good. But they may not see the benefits in reality.
Not out of business yet. 1000 Words/shutterstock

When it comes to jobs, it’s quality not quantity that matters

David Cameron has announced his aspiration for the UK to become a nation of “full employment”, promising that Britain will have the highest employment rate of any major world economy. This is not the first…
Cameron’s long term economic plan involves more debt and deficit. Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The UK cannot ‘live within its means’ under David Cameron

In the first of a series of keynote speeches Prime Minister David Cameron identified the central theme of the Conservative Party’s 2015 general election manifesto: “to get Britain back to living within…

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