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Conservatives would freeze welfare payments for 10m households

George Osborne sparked controversy yesterday, announcing that a Conservative Government elected in 2015 would freeze benefits and tax credits for 10m households, declining to target the rich. The Chancellor told the applauding room at the Conservative Party conference the benefit freeze would make a “serious contribution” to eliminating the deficit over the next Parliament. It … Continued

Conservatives and Labour muse over tax

There is some contention in the media today over whether Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to raise the threshold for the higher rate of income tax. Cameron said yesterday “I would love to make more promises. I understand the problem with the 40p rate kicking in while people aren’t earning a lot of money … Continued

Should Conservatives do football?

Whitehouse Consultancy Chairman Chris Whitehouse considers the Government’s approach to football for Conservative Home.