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Managing the welfare cap | National Audit Office (NAO)

The welfare cap is encouraging a greater understanding of spending on some benefits and tax credits across government, but it is important that processes for managing the cap are reliable. 9 more words

Government

How might the chancellor's £3.5 billion of unallocated cuts fall on departmental budgets?

Alfie Stirling, Spencer Thompson

The chancellor has announced £3.5 billion in cuts to day-to-day departmental spending, but not shown us where this money will come from. 339 more words

Barnsley

Chancellor presents a 'next-generation Budget' as the storm clouds gather

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his eighth Budget to the House of Commons, dubbing it a ‘Budget for the long term’ but warning that ‘the storm clouds are gathering again’. 422 more words

2016 Budget: UK growth revised down

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has published its latest fiscal outlook, outlining its forecasts for the UK economy.

The OBR has stated that it expects the economy to grow at a slower rate over the next five years than it had previously anticipated. 128 more words

The Tory Deficit Myth & Other Lies.

I was arguing with a Tory supporter the other day on twitter (I know….) . Apparently Labour over-spending caused the financial crisis (the big ‘credit crunch’ of 2007, the greatest recession since 1929). 1,168 more words

Have Your Voice Heard

The Overspending Myth Finally Exposed By the IMF, OECD, Treasury, ONS, OBR and IFS

“I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell”

― Harry S. Truman

As more and more people discover the truth on social media, the deficit… 969 more words

Barnsley

Employment and Support Allowance should not be cut – campaigners | DisabledGo News and Blog

Disability groups have written an open letter to Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith, urging him to abandon planned cuts to a key benefit. The House of Lords will vote next week on government plans to cut £30 a week from Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) for some new claimants from 2017. 126 more words

Disability