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Shock as it's revealed nearly half of Britons pay ZERO income tax

Shock as it's revealed nearly half of Britons pay ZERO income tax | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

HALF of Britons are paying ZERO income tax meaning the rich are increasingly carrying the burden because of a Tory attempt to be seen as the new workers’ party.

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Is George Osborne correct to say workers will be £2,000 a year better off?

Is George Osborne correct to say workers will be £2,000 a year better off? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The IFS and Resolution Foundation thinktanks say the chancellor’s welfare overhaul will leave many families worse off. Do the government’s claims add up?

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Article cites analysis from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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How will the Conservatives tackle the deficit?

How will the Conservatives tackle the deficit? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

George Osborne has been given five more years at the Treasury by voters, after asking them to let him "finish the job" of eliminating the deficit.

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Artilce cites Paul Johnson, Director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Daily catch-up: the gap between rich and poor has narrowed (a little) since the banking crisis

Daily catch-up: the gap between rich and poor has narrowed (a little) since the banking crisis | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister and Chancellor seized yesterday on a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which said that median incomes have at last recovered their pre-crash level.
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The article cites a report by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Despite the boasts, UK is bottom on deficit reduction

Despite the boasts, UK is bottom on deficit reduction | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Whatever the Chancellor is planning, his Coalition partners, the Lib Dems, have already cut loose and won’t have a thing to do with it, so it can’t actually be regarded as a real “government” Budget at all

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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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UK economic recovery makes 'reassuringly robust' start to 2015 as companies take on 70,000 new workers each month

British companies are taking on around 70,000 workers a month following a 'reassuringly robust' start to the year, according to figures published yesterday.
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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Big jobs boost helping recovery as 70,000 workers taken on each month 

Big jobs boost helping recovery as 70,000 workers taken on each month  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

British companies are taking on around 70,000 workers a month following a 'reassuringly robust' start to the year, according to figures published yesterday.

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The article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Tory spending plans will lead to Dickensian future - Danny Alexander

Tory spending plans will lead to Dickensian future - Danny Alexander | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Liberal Democrat chief secretary says George Osborne’s plans to keep making cuts after 2017-18 will decimate public services

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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