Treasury tables challenge notion of a ‘progressive’ spending review

October 20, 2010

BRITAIN-SPENDINGDuring his speech to the House of Commons announcing how he would cut government spending, Chancellor George Osborne insisted that the richest 10 percent of Britons would bear the brunt of austerity measures.

Send in questions for city minister Paul Myners

December 14, 2009

BRITAIN-MYNERS/

City Minister Paul Myners is among a handful of people with first-hand experience managing the financial crisis over the past year.

What do you think of Osborne’s bank bonus proposal?

October 26, 2009

BRITAIN-OSBORNE/Shadow Chancellor George Osborne says British retail banks should be stopped from paying big cash bonuses and use the money instead to support new lending.

from The Great Debate UK:

Send your questions to Alistair Darling

By Reuters Staff
October 20, 2009

darlingDo you have a question you would like to ask Chancellor Alistair Darling? Now is your chance.

What if it’s not the economy, stupid?

June 23, 2009

Gordon Brown is counting on a swift economic turnaround. It’s probably his Labour Party’s only hope of avoiding a humiliating electoral defeat to the Conservatives next year.

from Funds Hub:

In the brown stuff

June 5, 2009

The unfolding crisis in British politics makes for fascinating viewing for the populace and great work for journalists, but it also of course has potentially far-reaching implications in the financial sector.