Chancellor Puts Science at Heart of Northern Powerhouse Speaking at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester where he welcomed Manchester’s selection as European City of Science 2016, the Chancellor today (Monday 8 December) set out how much of the £5.9 billion of investment in science announced in the Autumn Statement last week will […]
Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement 2014 – 16 Things You hould Know The Chancellor has presented the Autumn Statement to Parliament – here’s a summary of what was announced.
Bank of England and HM Treasury Announce Extension of Funding for Lending Scheme This extension will provide lenders with continued certainty over the availability of cheap funding to support lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) during 2015, even in the event of stress in bank funding markets.
Future of Tower of London Poppy Display Secured Centrepiece of installation to tour UK for 4 years.
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.
Manchester to Get Directly Elected Mayor Part of radical plans to devolve power and control to cities.
George Osborne faces backlash after branding charities anti-business Outcry after chancellor calls on business leaders to fight back against groups which challenge the free market.
George Osborne aims at tax credits and benefits in new squeeze on working poor Chancellor gambles on austerity in speech to Conservative conference outlining plans which will hit 10m households.
George Osborne – UK working-age benefits to be frozen for two years Chancellor outlines £25bn of spending cuts and rules out out tax rises in bid to tackle UKs dangerously high national debt.
Scotland offered increased powers as parties unite to rally no voters George Osborne says country will get more say in its own tax, spending and welfare after surge in support for yes campaign.