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In April, Andrew Lansley gave his support to plans for regional pay in the NHS. The Observer reported: Andrew Lansley, the health secretary, is threatening another controversial revolution in the NHS by proposing that its staff be paid less if they work in poorer parts of the country. The cabinet minister is backing a plan […]

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In July 2010, the government cancelled the Building Schools for the Future programme, as part of £1 billion of cuts from schools. The Guardian reported: The coalition government took its axe to a further £1.5bn in spending commitments, cutting £1bn from the schools budget and millions from the business department, communities and local government and […]

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In the finance bill 2011, capital allowances were cut from £100,000 to £25,000. Today, in the autumn statement 2012, capital allowances for plant and machinery increased ten-fold to £250,000, as The Manufacturer reports: Manufacturers will breathe a collective sigh of relief after campaigning for higher capital allowances finally pays off in the autumn statement… What […]

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In June, David Cameron revealed housing benefit will be scrapped for under 25s, who’ll be “forced to live with their parents”. The Mail on Sunday reported: Radical new welfare cuts targeting feckless couples who have children and expect to live on state handouts will be proposed by David Cameron tomorrow. His bold reforms could also […]

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