Posts tagged "George Osborne"

Future of Tower of London Poppy Display Secured

Future of Tower of London Poppy Display Secured

Centrepiece of installation to tour UK for 4 years. Read more…

Posted by admin - November 8, 2014 at 10:34

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Chancellor to Waive £1 Million VAT on Tower of London Poppies

Chancellor to Waive £1 Million VAT on Tower of London Poppies

Government will donate amount equivalent to expected VAT receipts from sale of the poppies using some of LIBOR fines collected from banks. Read more…

Posted by admin - November 7, 2014 at 08:56

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Manchester to Get Directly Elected Mayor

Manchester to Get Directly Elected Mayor

Part of radical plans to devolve power and control to cities. Read more…

Posted by admin - November 4, 2014 at 07:43

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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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