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Politics

Labour Condemns Government Plan To Replace Striking Rail Workers With Agency Staff

Shadow chancellor Rachel ReevesLabour has condemned government plans to replace striking rail workers with agency staff in a bid to stop the network grinding to a halt later this month.Transport secretary Grant Shapps is reportedly preparing to draft emergency legislation to allow the move ahead of planned industrial action later this month.Members of the RMT are due to stage a three-day walkout on June 21, 23 and 25 in a […]

today12 June 2022

benefits

Eight Million Low Income Households To Receive One-Off £650 Payment

Rishi SunakMore than eight million low income households are set to receive lump-sum payments worth up to £650 to help with the cost of living crisis.Rishi Sunak announced an emergency £15billion worth of support to help the poorest households and provide energy discounts for all.He also performed a screeching U-turn by introducing a temporary windfall tax on oil and gas giants.The chancellor said the levy would raise around £5 billion over […]

today26 May 2022 10

Politics

Labour To Force Vote On Emergency Budget As Inflation Hits ‘Worrying’ 40-Year High

Reeves and SunakLabour is set to force a vote on an emergency budget to help ease the cost of living crisis today after inflation hit a 40-year high. Official figures showed the inflation rate increased to 9 per cent in the 12 months to April, up from 7 per cent in March.Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves said the announcement would be “a huge worry for families already stretched”.It means the cost of […]

today18 May 2022

labour

Labour Pledges To Ban Non-Dom Tax Status Enjoyed By Rishi Sunak’s Wife

Rishi Sunak alongside his wife Akshata Murthy.Labour has pledged to ban the non-domicile tax status which was enjoyed by Rishi Sunak’s wife.Multi-millionaire Akshata Murty gave up the perk - which allowed her to avoid paying UK taxes on her international income - following a huge public backlash.She has since announced that she will pay UK taxes on all of her income, although she will retain her non-dom status.Shadow chancellor Rachel […]

today25 April 2022

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