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  1. Stephen Crabb claimed Ed Miliband "doesn't give a toss" about WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Labour leader Ed Miliband "doesn't give a toss" about Wales because his party has become an "elitist, metropolitan" organisation, a Cabinet minister has claimed. Tory Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb said Mr Miliband's approach "epitomises everything that's wrong" with the modern Labour Party.


  2. An MP has said everyone who enters and leaves Britain "must be counted in and out"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Keith Vaz, chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, said a rising backlog of missing migrants and unresolved immigration cases had pushed the immigration system into a critical condition. In its latest report on the work of the Home Office's immigration directorates, the Committee also hit out at the Government's use of a single immigration target to reduce net migration to less than 100,000 - now broadly seen as unattainable - as "too blunt" and "arbitrary".


  3. Oil price slump would have left independent Scotland facing...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... measures Scotland would have been facing would have been worse than the 1930s-style cuts opponents of the Conservatives say the Chancellor is now proposing for the years beyond 2018, the Highland MP replied: "George Osborne is going far too far in ...


  4. COMMENT: Spare us another zombie ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    David Cameron - seemingly unhappy that Theresa May is positioning herself as the next Tory leader - takes revenge by blocking two of her aides from standing as candidates in next May's electiona MPs are told they only have to attend their zombie Parliament for two and a half days a week as there is nothing to doa Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood's office disgracefully clears the Coalition's 107 special advisers - public servants who cost us A 8.4million a year - to electioneer in their 'spare time'a Cameron has taken revenge on Theresa May's Tory leadership quest by blocking two of her aides from standing as candidates in next May's election - another internal squabble which has consumed the party Were it not for this act of constitutional vandalism - a sop to the insecurities of Nick Clegg - the Coalition would have dissolved long ago.


  5. This is No10's revenge on Theresa: The bitter squabble designed to...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    David Cameron was engrossed in his daily 4pm strategy meeting with George Osborne in 10 Downing Street when an aide appeared and slipped a sheet of paper in front of him. It was a copy of a gushing profile of Theresa May in Spectator Life magazine.


  6. George Osborne's tax credit cuts will hit women the hardest, warn LabourRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Tax credits for low-paid workers hit women disproportionately as they are more likely to work part time and earn less Tax credits for low-paid workers hit women disproportionately as they are more likely to work part time and earn less. Labour has branded the cut a "Strivers' Tax", aimed at punishing the working poor and those in low-paid employment.


  7. Leader: Alex Salmond's smart moveRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ALEX SALMOND'S declaration that a group of SNP MPs, that he hopes to lead, could drop their self-imposed ban on voting on matters affecting only England is a sighting salvo before the political barrage of May's General Election campaign. While it sounds like a statement of principle, his qualification that the ban would only be dropped to support a Labour government and that the SNP would have no dealings with the Conservatives indicates this is primarily a tactical positioning move, and a clever one.


  8. Brian Wilson: Stop pandering to Little EnglandersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. It is always disappointing to hear an intelligent man talking what he knows to be nonsense, so it was not edifying to witness William Hague promoting the EVEL doctrine in the House of Commons this week.


  9. Why bosses have to get a grip on realityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Mike Coupe has taken over from Justin King at Sainsbury's, Dave Lewis has seized control of the checkout at Tesco and Richard Pennycook has taken the helm at the Co-op. Wm Morrison has a new chairman in the shape of Andrew Higginson - and there must be doubts about the future of its chief executive Dalton Philips after recent poor performance.


  10. 'He doesn't give a toss about Wales': Stephen Crabb...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    ... will be crucial for all the parties to explain the differences between what we're offering, and for the Conservatives to demonstrate to people why we need to be re-elected to carry on with the work we've started in coalition and why it would be ...


  11. Forming alliances: a run-down of the parties' red linesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Statesman

    ... most likely allies if there were to be another Tory-led coalition, have essentially agreed to allowing the Conservatives an EU referendum; Nick Clegg said in October he had been a major advocate throughout his "adult political life". However, the ...


  12. Tax Reform On Steroids: A Progressive VAT To Appease Conservatives?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Tax Analysts is the leading publisher of tax news, analysis and commentary for the global community. More than 150,000 tax professionals in law and accounting firms, corporations, and government agencies rely on our in-depth federal, state, and international content each day.


  13. UK Social Spending Hits Record High Despite Austerity MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... which was somewhat inconvenient for a government that prides itself on its fiscal rectitude. Still, the Conservatives hold a commanding lead over the opposition Labour party in polls measuring voters' perception of economic competence. And British ...


  14. UK report: short shrift for scepticsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... influence of the euro area and therefore the risks associated with euro area caucusing." "Eurosceptic Conservatives hoped that this exercise would demonstrate how Brussels regulations cramped British enterprise and undermined English common law," ...


  15. Rising SNP could back a minority Labour government in 2015 - SalmondRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has hinted the Scottish National Party would be prepared to back a minority Labour government in Westminster by allowing its MPs to vote on laws that only affect England, on which they currently abstain. Salmond's suggestion of support on a "vote by vote" basis could enable a minority Labour government to hold power, in the event the party is unable to secure an outright majority in the general election next May. Speaking to The Independent on Thursday, Salmond said he would lay odds on a "balanced parliament," also known as a hung parliament.


  16. Tax rise delusionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Jane Burnet's letter proposes more government expenditure, resulting in increased debt that our children and grandchildren will have to pay the interest on in the future. Interestingly Labour, Liberal Democrats and Conservatives who may have to govern after May 2015 don't accept her arguments.


  17. Salmond says SNP MPs from Scotland could vote on English laws to prop up a Labour governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... of securing a majority in May next year, forcing him to rely on other parties for support. However, with the Conservatives likely to have the most MPs in England, it would be difficult for a Labour government to pass laws without the support of the ...


  18. UK public finances improve in November, helped by forex fineRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | West Australian

    ... it will not achieve its original plan to largely eliminate the deficit by 2015. Osborne has said that if the Conservatives win May's national elections, he will aim to deliver a large overall budget surplus by the end of the decade, meaning more ...


  19. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 19 Dec 2014Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | The First Post

    ... rocket in March. Their trip will study the wasting of muscle and bone caused by prolonged weightlessness. The Conservatives are raising funds for a potential second general election next year, in the event of a hung parliament and public aversion to ...


  20. Councillor speaks out about defecting to UKIPRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Tony Colbourne, Tendring councillor for Ramsey and Parkeston, has left the Conservatives and joined the UK Independence Party hoping it will help him to better serve his electorate and bring a much needed change to the area. "I would like to see is a change nationally and locally - locally it definately wants to happen as far as I'm concerned.