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Westminster child abuse claims will get independent inquiry – Osborne

Westminster child abuse claims will get independent inquiry – Osborne

Chancellor says government will find authoritative way to get to the truth of alleged paedophilia by politicians in the 1980s. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 7, 2014 at 09:25

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Mortgage curbs ‘will damage housing market recovery outside London’

Mortgage curbs ‘will damage housing market recovery outside London’

George Osborne’s cap on borrowings, such as squeeze on loan-to-income ratio, judged a ‘retrograde step’ by experts. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 13, 2014 at 09:44

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Bank of England gets new powers to curb mortgages to prevent asset bubble

Bank of England gets new powers to curb mortgages to prevent asset bubble

Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns rate rise could come as soon as this year. Read more…

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Currency market rigging could become criminal offence

Currency market rigging could become criminal offence

Manipulating bond and commodity markets also might be criminalised as part of government promise to clean up City. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 12, 2014 at 09:11

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IMF sounds alarm on UK house prices but changes its tune on austerity

IMF sounds alarm on UK house prices but changes its tune on austerity

Christine Lagarde urges government to rethink Help to Buy and says organisation underestimated UK’s recovery. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 7, 2014 at 11:10

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George Osborne accused of making climate change worse with tax breaks

George Osborne accused of making climate change worse with tax breaks

Friends of the Earth claims chancellor handed out £2.7bn of incentives to North Sea oil and gas firms. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 2, 2014 at 07:58

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Osborne insists he is not bluffing over currency union with Scotland

Osborne insists he is not bluffing over currency union with Scotland

Chancellor invokes his oath to tell truth before MPs’ committee as he insists his rejection of deal is not campaigning tactic. Read more…

Posted by admin - May 15, 2014 at 08:08

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George Osborne: Bank of England can act to cool housing market

George Osborne: Bank of England can act to cool housing market

Chancellor says it is up to the Bank to make judgment over property prices as concern grows over housing bubble. Read more…

Posted by admin - May 11, 2014 at 09:27

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George Osborne bristles as EU moves closer to financial transaction tax

George Osborne bristles as EU moves closer to financial transaction tax

Chancellor says he would mount fresh legal challenge if the final design of the tax has implications for the UK. Read more…

Posted by admin - May 8, 2014 at 10:17

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George Osborne warned Help to Buy scheme may inflate housing bubble

George Osborne warned Help to Buy scheme may inflate housing bubble

Three former chancellors urge him to rethink his flagship mortgage support scheme because of ‘raging housing boom’. Read more…

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