Politics - Archive

February 2018 articles

MPs have accused Carillion's directors of taking a "contemptuous" attitude towards the company's pension scheme as they probe [...]

20 February
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Jeremy Corbyn has been slammed by City chiefs for attacking the “pernicious and undemocratic” influence of the financial [...]

20 February

Two Cabinet ministers will tomorrow set out the UK's stall for post-Brexit trade, insisting that global standards will go up [...]

19 February
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It was hardly what you'd call a vintage interview - but at least we haven't had to endure any further mental images to go alongside [...]

19 February
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The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier will be playing host to two sets of travelling politicians today, seeking to press the [...]

19 February
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Prime Minister Theresa May will today launch a major review of higher education, probing the cost to students  and telling parents [...]

19 February
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The awful, awful fallout at Oxfam in the past two weeks, which genuinely threatens the future of one of Britain’s largest and, [...]

19 February
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Most people working in the City and the broader field of financial and professionals services supported Remain in the June 2016 [...]

19 February
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Should we prioritise reforming the rental sector for young people over promoting home ownership? [...]

19 February
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Liam Fox will campaign for rule changes at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva today, arguing that the body must update [...]

19 February
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Carillion executives are under fire again today with the publication of correspondence detailing how City investors tried to [...]

19 February
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A former pensions minister has today proposed a so-called "care pension" as a potential route to help tackling the troubles [...]

19 February
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Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has described Labour's Brexit policy as an "ongoing conversation". [...]

18 February
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A bespoke Brexit deal on financial services "cannot be the outcome of negotiations" according to the man in charge of the EU [...]

18 February
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The government could consider charging cheaper fees for university courses which are deemed of less economic benefit in a major [...]

18 February
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