Reference: Issue of the Month

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  • 50p tax rate

    Pressure is growing from influential Conservatives outside the coalition over a reduction to the 50p top tax rate.

  • 2010 A-level results

    Rocketing demand for university places has added an extra layer of tension to this year's A-level results.

Politics Newsletter

Hot topics

  • Turning up the temperature: Standard of living and action on  climate change don't make easy bedfellows

    Britain's great energy debate

    Can you tackle climate change without ruining our quality of life? takes an in-depth look at an issue with no easy solutions.

  • Prison book ban: Earned privilege or human right?

    Prison book ban

    Authors and prison reform campaigners join forces to get Chris Grayling to think again on his ban on sending books to prisoners.