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

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Peter Mandelson outlined the government's spending strategy
Mandelson shifts ground on spending cuts debate

By Liz Stephens and Alex Stevenson Peter Mandelson has refused to rule out cuts in some of the government’s flagship programmes as he outlined its spending cuts strategy. The business secretary gave a speech at the London School of Economics where he announced that resources will be switched from “lower to higher priority areas”. Although… Read more »

Time to lop off the pounds
Knives out for spending cuts debate

By Alex Stevenson A report outlining how the government could slash public spending by £50 billion has prompted angry reactions from the left. The TaxPayers’ Alliance and Institute of Directors’ (IoD) joint report outlines 32 steps to save £42.5 billion a year from 2010/11. Brendan Barber, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, responded by… Read more »