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Tax credit cuts: food budgets will feel the squeeze first

Cameron Tait

The furore over tax credits has called the prime minister’s pledge of an “all-out assault on poverty” into question. In the House of Commons today, the Prime Minister shed no new light on the extent to which the planned tax credit blow will be softened. Pursuing these cuts to tax credits could leave many more…

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Not so EVEL?

Andrew Harrop

In June the Fabian Society published analysis of the implications of EVEL for the Labour Party, in our report The Mountain To Climb. In the paper I wrote: Labour is now so weak in Scotland, that ‘English Votes for English Laws’ (EVEL) is no longer something the party needs to fear. In another extraordinary twist,…