Cameron on familiar path in 2014 conference speech

The big give-away: Cameron pledges raft of new tax cuts

David Cameron throws tax sweeteners to lower and middle-income earners, as he closes the Conservative conference with a decidedly more upbeat message to voters

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    Strike action to defend working conditions

    Members of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, will hold the first of six days of strike action starting tomorrow (1 October) at Nugent House School in Billinge and St Catherine’s Secure Centre in St Helens.

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    Local school commissioners call - new report

    Local, democratically accountable school commissioners should be introduced to help support schools to continue to raise standards, a new report published today by the IPPR think-tank recommends.

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