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

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Reactions to the emergency Budget
Emergency Budget: Reactions

All the reactions to the emergency Budget, from across the political spectrum. TUC general secretary Brendan Barber “This Budget was economically dangerous and socially divisive. The one thing we can now say is that we are very definitely not all in this together. Those on middle and low incomes have done worse than expected, and… Read more »

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On his way to wreak havoc with Labour's spending plans
Sketch: Pallid Osborne’s horror Budget

The nation’s politics descended into bitterness as queasy, uneasy MPs listened to George Osborne’s emergency Budget. By Alex Stevenson The chancellor must have dreamed of this moment ever since he first became shadow chancellor five long years ago. Little did he realise then he would be slashing rather than tinkering. “It pays for the past… Read more »