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Public spending

David Cameron

David Cameron backs Osborne on 'squeeze' for rest of decade

Tue 1 Oct, AT 10:22

PM says push for surplus is right and schemes such as freeze on fuel duty will be fully costed


Blood, sweat and tears: no end in sight to austerity measures

Wed 5 Dec, AT 17:04
The Mole

George Osborne hits benefit claimants hardest - but many middle-class taxpayers will suffer too

Flights grounded as millions join EU austerity protests

One-Minute Read
Wed 14 Nov, AT 10:20

First arrests in Madrid as Spanish and Portuguese lead day of action against cuts and tax hikes


The dinner party is in decline, but where will we get our gossip?

Opinion digest
Fri 18 May, AT 11:09

Opinion digest: the decline of the dinner party, economic incompetence, and demonising welfare

George Osborne

The time bomb ticking beneath this coalition

Mon 18 Oct, AT 16:14
The Mole

The Mole: If Osborne's cuts misfire, tens of thousands will be out of work for no reason

Job centre in Chatham

Spending cuts ‘risk 1m UK jobs’, says PwC

One-Minute Read
Wed 13 Oct, AT 13:45

Business Digest: Construction and business services to be amongst hardest hit


This isn't patient power: it's a government plot to cut GP budgets

Tue 30 Jun, AT 18:19

Questionnaires sent to serial malcontents are not a good way to determine the effectiveness of a GP surgery