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Osborne’s ‘living wage’ will help richer households the most

1 November 2015 15:09

Last week’s tax credit debacle has highlighted how even well-informed people believe that the £9 minimum wage (misleadingly dubbed ‘living…

Why Osborne is copying – and bettering – Miliband’s minimum wage pledge

8 July 2015 14:32

During the last Labour campaign, there will be been a few moments where George Osborne will have looked at Ed…

Five tricks that George Osborne may pull in his Budget tomorrow

7 July 2015 11:30

It’s Budget day tomorrow, and as James Forsyth put it recently, George Osborne will never have a better time to…

PMQs sketch: Miliband targets Tory turpitude

15 October 2014 16:36

It was like the last night of the Proms at PMQs. Miliband stood up to hearty roars—Tory roars—that seemed to…

Can Lord Freud survive row over disability comments?

15 October 2014 13:55

Labour clearly scent blood with Lord Freud’s comments about disabled people not being ‘worth’ the full minimum wage. They knew…

Let’s have more work and lower costs to raise living standards – the Living Wage won’t help

24 June 2014 11:34

In the latest in a long-line of Commissions or studies into the roll-out of a ‘Living Wage’, today the Archbishop of…