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

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Osborne returns the debate to the public finances
Osborne drags debate back to the deficit

By staff George Osborne has dragged political debate back to the deficit, with a speech which made “Gordon Brown’s debt” central to the Tory campaign. Mr Osborne used the Mais lecture to outline Tory plans for tackling the deficit. An independent audit of public finances would take place immediately after the Tories attained power… Read more »

Vince Cable believes the Labour government is to blame for the banking crisis
Cable offers banks an olive branch

By staff Vince Cable reassured banks that the Liberal Democrats are not their enemies today as he explained the party’s plan to separate their retail and investment services. Speaking at Thompson Rueters, he mapped out the party’s policy in the run-up to the general election campaign. “I have said some harsh things about the… Read more »