Philip Hammond continued his war of words with the Treasury in defence questions this afternoon, as the weekend's row over the Army's ceremonial horses rumbled on.
Philip Hammond appears to have won his battle with the Treasury over more defence cuts.
It will take Labour years to sort out the economic mess created by the coalition government, Ed Balls warned today.
George Osborne has ruled out any further cuts to the welfare budget in next month's spending review, risking another bout of anger and opposition from the Conservative backbenches.
Few chancellors have faced a more challenging policy environment than this one. That doesn't mean Osborne hasn't managed to make a tough job even harder.
The public's patience with the government's austerity programme appears to finally be running out, after a new poll showed a majority now opposed it.
George Osborne bought himself some much-needed breathing room today, as official figures showed the economy grew by 0.3% in the first three months of the year.
Leading figures in Britain's arts world have been told they must turn their product into a "commodity" to justify continued funding.
The most deprived areas of the country are being hit hardest by the government's deficit reduction programme, new information from Labour suggests.
The average family will be £891 worse off under the coalition's tax hikes and benefit cuts in 2013/14.
The chancellor's strange combination of nervousness and indignation finally gets the better of him.
George Osborne is set to test Albert Einstein's definition of insanity as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results" when he delivers his fourth Budget later today.
Labour is not winning the economic argument because it is failing to come up with a credible alternative "growth model", a leading political academic has claimed.
The coalition government was wrong to have cut capital spending as quickly as it did after the 2010 general election, Nick Clegg has admitted.
Shocking levels of care seen at Stafford hospital still exist in pockets "dotted" across the NHS, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
Those who know least about Britain's current benefits arrangements oppose them the most, according to new polling.
Labour has unveiled plans to push the long-term unemployed back into work, ahead of a crucial vote on benefits next week.
Coastguard station closures and "mixed messages" from ministers have been blamed by MPs for rapidly increasing vacancies in Britain's coastguard.
We speak to Ed Balls about his autumn statement demands and winning back voters – before analysing his comments to reveal what they say about life out of power.
George Osborne's entire economic strategy is teetering on its foundations after a major credit rating agency said it would reconsider Britain's AAA rating.
Osborne's autumn statement measures represent an attack on the fringes of society: the poorest and richest are paying the price.
Michael Gove's reputation came under severe criticism today when it emerged his department had created an estimated £1 billion of additional costs in its rush to expand the academies programme.
A new mass student protest will hit central London this week, two years after riots led to fierce clashes with police.
Our attack on disability benefit is forcing sick people to live their remaining days in poverty and fear.
A man with terminal brain cancer is among those being told they are 'fit for work' under the government's work capability assessment programme, new research has discovered.