The government's plans to withdraw child benefit for well-off families could be an "operational and reputational disaster" for ministers, accountants have claimed.
The Conservatives are releasing polling demonstrating the popularity of the coalition's child benefit cuts in a bid to forestall criticism of the move.
Is there any way out for George Osborne and co? The answer, it turns out, is probably 'no'.
Sixty-five per cent of people feel less safe due to the number of cuts to police officers, according to a survey released today ahead ofpolice and crime commissioner elections.
Read Ed Miliband's speech to the anti-cuts rally in Hyde Park in full
Ed Miliband suffered outbreaks of heckling today as he addressed tens of thousands of people marching against the coalition's spending cuts.
Follow David Cameron's 'hour of reckoning' speech with politics.co.uk's live blog.
George Osborne has some new rhetoric and a couple of intriguing new policies. But does it all add up?
"We have the people at our side," Osborne declared. Is he seeing something we're not?
George Osborne's speech to the Conservative party conference in Birmingham on our live blog.
George Osborne has used his conference speech to unveil a new voluntary approach to employee rights, prompting a divided response from commentators.
Investors will lose faith with the UK if George Osborne implements new austerity measures, economists said today.
Ed Balls daringly stole the Conservative's own conference slogan from them today, with a detailed speech mapping out how Labour would govern in the "national interest".
The NHS could begin to suffer serious reverses from next year as financial pressures set in, a leading health think-tank has warned.
Danny Alexander demonstrated his complete commitment to George Osborne's 'plan A' in his speech to the Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton this lunchtime.
George Osborne faced serious questions about his deficit reduction plan after unexpectedly bad figures for July showed public finances plunging into the red.
Tory MPs want to work you to the bone. But it's alright to be lazy.
The British asylum system is creaking under the strain of austerity.
HMRC has failed to collect £35 billion in tax, partly due to the fact it has laid off staff responsible for collecting the money.
The coalition's deficit reduction plan has received a strong endorsement from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The sex equality chair talks about breast feeding, multiculturalism and whether you're allowed to say 'calm down, dear'.
George Osborne's claims about the lack of income from the 50p tax rate are deeply uncertain, experts have warned.
George Osborne is to help the very richest as well as the poorest in society in his third Budget later.
Britain would be better able to defend the Falklands if it cuts its aid budget to countries such as India, a former Sea Lord has said.
Union chief Len McCluskey's call for strikes and "civil disobedience" during the Olympics is attracting widespread condemnation in Westminster.