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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Govt and BoE row while car industry slumps and workers lose jobs
Govt blames BoE as car industry nose-dives

By Laura Miller Strained relations between the government and the Bank of England reached a head when the central bank issued a rare public reproach to Lord Mandelson, the business secretary. In an unusual step the Bank issued a statement saying it was “puzzled” by criticisms from Lord Mandelson that aid money to help Britain’s… Read more »

Beer group presses ministers on pub closures
Ministers confronted with pub closures

By staff Ministers from across five government departments are meeting this afternoon to discuss the growing number of pub closures across the country. The all-party beer group will call on the ministers to do as much as possible to prevent the decline in pub numbers caused by the recession. Dawn Primarolo, Alan Campbell, Angela… Read more »