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The crisis in social care and pressure to help firms facing business rates hikes forced Chancellor Philip Hammond to promise billions in extra funding as he delivered his first Budget. Some £2 billion was announced for social care in England over three years - below the levels demanded by some…
Domestic violence organisations will receive a £20 million boost under plans to be set out in Philip Hammond's first Budget. Theresa May, who is working to oversee a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Act, said the issue was a "key priority" for Government and of "personal importance" as she announced…
A Tory council leader told how he had secured a "gentleman's agreement" with the Government to avoid an embarrassing 15% tax hike. Downing Street has repeatedly denied striking a ''sweetheart deal" with Surrey County Council to kill the double-digit tax rise. But David Hodge (pictured) told a private meeting that…
Theresa May's Government has an "issue" over benefits for disabled people, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested in an outspoken attack. In a pre-Budget intervention, the Labour leader said ministers need to "think about the kind of society we are" as he condemned plans to tighten the rules on access to personal…
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