Labour’s first instinct as it seeks to balance the books will be to raise taxes, as Ed Balls’s latest speech proved
Providing the most effective help and opportunities for the disabled can be achieved at the same time as reducing the cost to the taxpayer.
Blair allies accuse the Shadow Chancellor of ‘economic illiteracy’
We now have a head of policy for Ukip, who, along with experts, is helping us to develop intelligent, costed policies which will form a manifesto for the 2015 general election
Now and again, you have to ask: why did Gordon Brown get away with that massive government overspending that bequeathed such a calamitous deficit? The answer is that he dressed up his profligacy with technical-sounding language, and fooled everyone. Ed Balls thinks he can fool us again.
The party is trying to professionalise while retaining its insurgent appeal. We take a look at the man tasked with the job.
The Health Secretary is emerging as one of the main architects of the Government’s programme of radical public service reform.
He should try to have a return to the Commons wrapped up by next autumn’s Party Conference.
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