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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
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Fairness in a time of austerity is up for debate in Liverpool
Fairness dominates conference cuts debate

By Alex Stevenson Liberal Democrat activists have sought to heighten pressure on their ministers by formally registering concern about the impact of spending cuts on their fairness agenda. A motion at the party’s conference in Liverpool this morning sought to ensure that “the most vulnerable in society are not disproportionately affected by the government’s austerity… Read more »

Britain can endure the government's spending cuts without risking its credit rating, according to Moody's
Spending Review: Britain keeps AAA rating

by Peter Wozniak The government’s spending cuts do not threaten Britain’s credit rating, according to Moody’s Investors Service, which maintained the UK as a AAA-rated country. The ratings agency, one of the world’s largest, argued that although the AAA status could still be downgraded in the future, the UK’s economy is strong enough to endure… Read more »