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All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools
Keir Starmer, U-turn, broken promises
Labour

All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools

Since becoming Labour leader in 2020, Keir Starmer has abandoned some of his key promises. We've broken them down
DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say
Benefit fraud

DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say

Yes, National Insurance cuts have taken effect – but it doesn't mean lower earners are better off
Jeremy Hunt delivering his 2024 spring budget
National insurance

Yes, National Insurance cuts have taken effect – but it doesn't mean lower earners are better off

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous
Rick Henderson

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous

Letters: Our 20-year tax fight with HMRC made us ill
Letters

Letters: Our 20-year tax fight with HMRC made us ill

Wealth of world's five richest men doubles as five billion people get poorer: 'It's not democratic'
wealth - elon musk
Wealth tax

Wealth of world's five richest men doubles as five billion people get poorer: 'It's not democratic'

Tax-free childcare: How does it work, how much can you save and how can you apply?
tax-free childcare
Childcare

Tax-free childcare: How does it work, how much can you save and how can you apply?

Rishi Sunak claims he's going to cut taxes by tightening benefits. Here's why it'll backfire badly
rishi sunak
Benefits

Rishi Sunak claims he's going to cut taxes by tightening benefits. Here's why it'll backfire badly

Rishi Sunak is overseeing biggest tax rises since Second World War, IFS think tank finds
Tax rises

Rishi Sunak is overseeing biggest tax rises since Second World War, IFS think tank finds

Millionaires and economists tell G20 leaders to 'tax the super-rich' with much-needed wealth tax
wealth tax
Wealth Tax

Millionaires and economists tell G20 leaders to 'tax the super-rich' with much-needed wealth tax

Could increasing taxes on airlines pay for the UK’s green transition? 
Climate crisis

Could increasing taxes on airlines pay for the UK’s green transition? 

When it comes to public spending, Labour and the Tories are two sides of the same coin
Labour shadow secretary of state for health and social care Wes Streeting
Letters

When it comes to public spending, Labour and the Tories are two sides of the same coin

The Sunday Times Rich List is back. Is it time for a wealth tax?
wealth tax
Inequality

The Sunday Times Rich List is back. Is it time for a wealth tax?

Tax secrets the wealthy don't want you to know, like how to get richer by buying a yacht!
Illustration of a pound symbol
The Rebel Accountant

Tax secrets the wealthy don't want you to know, like how to get richer by buying a yacht!

These millionaires want to be taxed more. Here’s why
Dale Vince, Patriotic Millionaires
Activism

These millionaires want to be taxed more. Here’s why

Get your tax straight: two readers discuss the economy
a roll of money
Letters

Get your tax straight: two readers discuss the economy

What does Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement mean for me?
Jeremy Hunt spring budget
Autumn Statement

What does Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement mean for me?

Kwasi Kwarteng remains tight-lipped over how huge tax cuts will be funded
Kwasi Kwarteng
Economy

Kwasi Kwarteng remains tight-lipped over how huge tax cuts will be funded

Liz Truss told cutting corporation tax 'will not boost the economy in the cost of living crisis'
Image of Liz Truss/ corporation tax
Cost of living crisis

Liz Truss told cutting corporation tax 'will not boost the economy in the cost of living crisis'

How much will the Queen's funeral cost?
The Queen's funeral
Queen Elizabeth

How much will the Queen's funeral cost?

Cutting income tax would be an 'incredibly inefficient' way of dealing with the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Cutting income tax would be an 'incredibly inefficient' way of dealing with the cost of living crisis

At least £32bn of tax went unpaid last year amid cost of living crisis
Tax gap/ Image of taxes being cut
Cost of living

At least £32bn of tax went unpaid last year amid cost of living crisis

15 ways Rishi Sunak hiked tax while his family avoided it
rishi sunak
Tax

15 ways Rishi Sunak hiked tax while his family avoided it

What is a non-dom? An expert answers our questions about the tax status claimed by Rishi Sunak’s wife and other wealthy people
what about a non-dom?
Tax

What is a non-dom? An expert answers our questions about the tax status claimed by Rishi Sunak’s wife and other wealthy people

Government 'failing British troops' as taxpayer billions wasted by Ministry of Defence, according to Labour
Government spending

Government 'failing British troops' as taxpayer billions wasted by Ministry of Defence, according to Labour