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

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George Osborne faces MPs on the Commons' Treasury committee
As-it-happened: Chancellor vs Treasury committee

Welcome to’s As-It-Happens page. Here, you can keep up to date with speeches, debates and major political events in real-time. Scroll down and review our commentary with coveritlive below. George Osborne spent his Thursday morning giving evidence to the Commons’ Treasury committee on the comprehensive spending review: By Alex Stevenson As-it-happens: Chancellor vs Treasury… Read more »

Under pressure: Danny Alexander
Hostile reception for Danny Alexander

By Alex Stevenson Chief secretary Danny Alexander found himself accused of “meddling” in the housing sector and coming up with policies which resembled a “dog’s dinner” while giving evidence to MPs on the Commons’ Treasury committee. The Liberal Democrats’ man in the Treasury, who played a key role in developing last month’s comprehensive spending review,… Read more »