Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cameron Reaches Out to Party With U.K. Marriage Tax Break

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron plans to give married couples a tax break, he said before the start of his Conservative Party’s annual conference tomorrow.

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Mandelson Warns Miliband Over Plan to Cap U.K. Energy Bills

Peter Mandelson, who was business secretary for the U.K. Labour Party until it lost power in 2010, warned leader Ed Miliband over his plan to freeze energy bills.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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HS2 Boss Says U.K. Rail Project Can’t Be ‘Political Football’

The new head of Britain’s high- speed rail project said it needed bipartisan political support to succeed after a senior Labour lawmaker signaled the party could withdraw its backing for the 50 billion-pound ($80 billion) route.

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Miliband Targets Energy Profits to Help Britons With Bills

Ed Miliband, the leader of the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party, pledged to freeze energy bills and said price increases have enriched power companies at the expense of consumers.

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Miliband Paints Himself as Champion of Weak Against Big Business

U.K. opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband positioned himself as the champion of voters who feel exploited by business, setting out a policy platform that included price controls on energy.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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Labour Pledge Energy Price Cap and Break-Up of Big Six

A Labour government would cap British gas and electricity prices until the start of 2017 if it wins the 2015 election, party leader Ed Miliband said.– Delivered by Feed43 service
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Balls Reopens U.K. Labour Rift Over High-Speed Rail Project

Ed Balls, the Treasury spokesman for the U.K.’s Labour opposition, reopened his party’s rift over the planned high-speed rail line from London to northern England.

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Ex-Brown Aide Denies Tell-All Memoirs Will Sabotage U.K. Labour

Damian McBride a former aide to Gordon Brown said he was paid more than 100,000 pounds ($160,000) for the serialization of his memoirs, adding that he was offered even more money if he held off publication until the 2015 election.– Delivered by Feed43… Continue reading

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Ex-Brown Aide Denies Tell-All Memoirs Will Sabotage U.K. Labour

Damian McBride a former aide to Gordon Brown said he was paid more than 100,000 pounds ($160,000) for the serialization of his memoirs, adding that he was offered even more money if he held off publication until the 2015 election.– Delivered by Feed43… Continue reading

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Balls Reopens U.K. Labour Rift Over High-Speed Rail Project

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Ed Balls, the Treasury spokesman for the U.K.’s Labour opposition, reopened his party’s rift over the planned high-speed rail line from London to northern England.

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