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

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The Bank of England boosted liquidity with £5 billion
Brown resolute in face of Bear Stearns crisis

Gordon Brown has renewed his pledges of “resilience” after the Bank of England was forced to make an additional £5 billion available on the money markets. Updating the Commons after his latest meeting with European Union leaders, the prime minister said all necessary steps were being taken to respond to US bank Bear Stearns’ unexpected… Read more »

40 per cent say Darling delivered a 'good Budget'
Budhget 2008: Less than a third expect to benefit from Budget

Despite a lacklustre reception, 40 per cent of people think Alistair Darling has delivered a good first Budget. A majority of readers were, however, negative towards the government’s economic package, with only 30 per cent expecting to be better off as a result of Mr Darling’s reforms. Notably those with a household income of… Read more »