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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
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IFS tells Darling to raise £8 billion in tax
Darling ‘should increase tax by 2p’

The chancellor has been urged to raise income tax by two pence in order to plug a £8 billion hole looming in the economy. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) thinktank warns the Treasury is on course to break its own “fiscal rules” and it would be “prudent” for Alistair Darling to raise taxes in… Read more »

George Osborne blames Gordon Brown for public sector pay deals
Brown ‘failed to prepare for rainy day’

Public servants are being offered below-inflation pay rises because the government failed to plan for the economic downturn, the Conservatives claimed today. Shadow Chancellor George Osborne said Gordon Brown had failed to make Britain “prepared if rainy days lie ahead” during his ten-year control of the Treasury. As a result Britain has been left with… Read more »