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  • Labour hits back at celebrities over mansion tax

    A Labour frontbencher has hit back at celebrities who are complaining about the prospect of having to pay the so-called ‘mansion tax’. Owen Smith, the Shadow Welsh Secretary, took aim at footballer Sol Campbell after he claimed he “can’t afford” the additional levy, which would apply to homes worth over £2m. Noting th...

British Business

Labour: Britain needs another 400,000 engineers to win the race to the top – let’s make it happen - Ed Miliband

Labour press release Britain needs another 400,000 engineers to win the race to the top – let’s make it happen Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party, writi...

Construction

Labour’s Zero Based Review: Labour will examine plans to raise £100m by selling off state-owned restaurants and conference centres

Labour press release Labour’s Zero Based Review: Labour will examine plans to raise £100m by selling off state-owned restaurants and conference centres Labour ...

Consumers

Ed Davey: Govt considering setting up its own energy comparison site

Ed Davey said the Government was considering whether to set up a not-for-profit energy switching site, after Ofgem accused some of the price comparison companies of ...

Employment

Rachel Reeves speech on 'Tory welfare waste'

  Rachel Reeves speech on 'Tory welfare waste' Rachel Reeves MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, in a speech today in Redbridge, said: It’s a ple...

Financial Services

Mark Carney: Eurozone and Japan threaten UK recovery

Volatile economic conditions in the eurozone and Japan threaten the UK’s recovery, the Governor of the Bank of England has warned. Mark Carney told the Treasury C...

Food & Drink

Labour: Government dealt a resounding and humiliating defeat in the House of Commons on statutory pubs code - Toby Perkins

Labour press release Toby Perkins MP, Labour’s Shadow Small Business Minister, commenting after the Government’s House of Commons defeat this afternoon on introdu...

Indicators

Mark Carney: Eurozone and Japan threaten UK recovery

Volatile economic conditions in the eurozone and Japan threaten the UK’s recovery, the Governor of the Bank of England has warned. Mark Carney told the Treasury C...

Insurance

CPS: Savings time bomb: George Osborne's new ISAs do not go far enough

Centre for Policy Studies press release Britain is perilously close to a capital crisis. Britons have more personal debt than citizens of any other nation and, with ...

Manufacturing

Labour: Labour is committed to retaining a sovereign shipbuilding capability in the UK - Alison Seabeck

  Labour press release Alison Seabeck MP, Labour's Shadow Defence Procurement Minister, responding to the First Sea Lord's comments which suggested the Governm...

Public Sector Finances

BIS: Number of private sector businesses at record high

  Department for Business, Innovation & Skills press release Number of private sector businesses at record high * Number of private sector businesses in UK ...

Retail Sector

Photo opportunity

  An open letter to Private Eye Sirs, Interviewing Ed Davey on the Sunday Politics this week, longstanding host Andrew Neil pressed the Energy Secretary on ...

Tax

ITV News/ComRes release

ITV News/ComRes release A new poll conducted by ComRes for ITV News reveals that Labour retains its lead over the Conservatives in the forty most marginal seats w...

Trade Unions

GMB Press Release

Press Release from GMB: Failure Of December Talks Will Trigger More Strikes At ISS Woolwich Hospital After 2 Days Of Rock Solid Strike In Dispute Over 2 Tier Work...

Utilities

Labour: Labour would reform the water industry to support those struggling to pay bills- Maria Eagle

A press release from Labour: New House of Commons library figures show that water companies have paid shareholder dividends amounting to 92% of their £10.5 billio...

Welfare

Rachel Reeves speech on 'Tory welfare waste'

  Rachel Reeves speech on 'Tory welfare waste' Rachel Reeves MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, in a speech today in Redbridge, said: It’s a ple...

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