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

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City bankers 'not convinced' by George Osborne, a survey found.
Osborne ‘doesn’t convince’ City

By staff Prospective Tory chancellor George Osborne does not convince the City’s top bosses, according to a survey by the Financial Times. The vast majority of chief executives in the financial sector prefer Alistair Darling the survey says. Mr Osborne’s stance on bankers’ pay and taxes, and his lack of experience in financial services… Read more »

Counting the pennies? Cuts are coming, whoever forms the government.
All three parties attacked over deficit honesty

By staff Britain’s leading financial thinktank has criticised all three parties for not being more honest about the spending cuts they would have to inflict after the general election. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said all three party leaders had been “reticent” during the campaign when asked how they would cut down the… Read more »