Problem family in Barnet costs state £345,000 per year

One-Minute Read Wed 23 Jan, AT 10:11

Shocking data from London and beyond shows what 'troubled families' are costing the taxpayer

44 Tories call for state press regulation on eve of Leveson

First Post Fri 9 Nov, AT 11:19

After Boris Johnson and Michael Gove speak out against statutory regulation, other Tories break ranks

Planning laws part 2: Tories prepare for civil war again

Talking Point Mon 3 Sep, AT 15:55

Cameron and Osborne hope relaxing planning laws will drag UK out of recession - but we've been here before

Sainsbury's chief opposes longer Sunday opening hours

One-Minute Read Mon 20 Aug, AT 12:16

Plans to extend Olympic opening hours are 'not a magic answer' for UK economy

Mole

Rattled: IDS charges Flanders with 'peeing all over industry'

Mon 20 Aug, AT 07:48 The Mole

Iain Duncan Smith's attack on BBC economics editor is further evidence of panic at lack of real growth

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Cameron and Clegg head to New World as Coalition civil war flares

Mon 18 Jun, AT 09:50 The Mole

While the Tory and Lib Dem leaders fly off to G20 and Rio+20 summits, their MPs are fighting for the soul of the government

Failure to relax planning rules risks a boom and bust to come

Thu 29 Mar, AT 09:43 Richard Ehrman

Nimby mentality means the planning system won’t be able to cope when the economy picks up

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Pickles and Osborne – return of the green belt bogeymen

Fri 2 Mar, AT 08:00 The Mole

Coalition expected to relaunch planning reforms on the day before the March Budget

Immigration

Immigrants must learn English and join 'common' UK culture

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Feb, AT 13:45

Eric Pickles also attacks secularism as he launches coalition's 'integration strategy'

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