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Mori's poll will worry both governing parties in the coalition, but delight Labour
Poll: Labour and Tories neck and neck

by Peter Wozniak The Labour party is on level pegging with the Conservatives for the first time in two years, according to a poll by Ipsos Mori. The poll for Reuters, Mori’s first since July has the Conservatives down three points to 37%, almost exactly what they achieved in the general election in May. This… Read more »

Government must end pension inequality for low-income workers

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) urges swift action to end the injustice that people on low incomes (mostly women) are charged 25 per cent more for their pension contributions due to the way their employers’ pensions schemes operate.

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Ed Balls is trying to reinvigorate his campaign in the dying stages of the leadership election
Balls: Brown buckled to right-wing press

by Peter Wozniak In a last-minute bid to rescue his campaign for the Labour leadership, Ed Balls has disowned the legacy of Gordon Brown. In an interview with the Today programme, the candidate, seen as closest to Mr Brown prior to the election campaign, argued that the former prime minister was obsessed with pandering to… Read more »