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Some economists think it should be replaced.
Rolling the dice on a recovery.
The plan is to achieve growth and level up without while sharply cutting the deficit.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his second pandemic budget for the Conservatives.
Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, one of the ‘crown jewels’ of UK arts.
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The government has announced a ‘rescue package’ for the arts sector. But it must make sure that the funds are allocated fairly.
A clouded future for local councils.
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Reforms to the way local authorities are funded are probably the most radical – and least discussed – changes made by the Conservative government.
What have I done?
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Hunt might have pleased the Conservative party faithful, but he’s offended Britain’s closest allies.
It’s not in developers’ interests to flood the market with new housing – so will the government step in?
Straight down the line: one of the BBC’s values.
The BBC has called for a national debate on what it is for. The public needs to speak and the politicians need to listen.
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If you want to see how the market failure model works, look across the Atlantic at PBS and NPR and be afraid.
Can’t hear you.
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Government's new legislation will strike at the heart of union power.
My pay’s bigger than your pay.
Requiring companies to publish pay rates marks a tougher approach from the government - but it’s still not enough.
Calm in a crisis.
The upcoming emergency budget will offer the chancellor of exchequer, George Osborne, an opportunity to set up his stall as an unofficial candidate to the leadership of the Conservative Party. No other…
Anyone got a sense of déjà vu?
It has been 40 years since Britons last voted on their place in Europe and the debate has raged ever since.
Protesters gathered in force for the UK state opening of parliament on May 27.
From rail strike threats to new anti-strike legislation, the Tory election success looks set to bring tensions to the boil in the coming weeks and months.