Ministers need training and mentoring to raise the overall performance of government, according to two former frontbenchers from opposing sides of the House of Commons.
David Cameron has warned UK business that if the Labour party was elected, corporation tax and business rates would rise because the party under Ed Miliband regards the private sector as bad and the public sector as good.
Britain’s tax authority failed to tell Downing Street about evidence of serious misconduct at HSBC’s Swiss arm despite being asked to vet Stephen Green, the executive chairman of its parent bank, over his suitability to join the House of Lords as a government minister in 2010.
May's election is incredibly unpredictable, but the UK could be heading towards a repeat of the current coalition.
A leading British business group has called for a much earlier referendum on Europe to prevent economic ‘uncertainty’.
The YouGov Sunday Times poll suggests that those intending to vote Labour are divided over the idea of Ed Miliband's party striking a deal with the SNP.
David Cameron will tell Britain’s business leaders on Tuesday that the best way to protect themselves against ‘attacks’ from Ed Miliband is to reward their workers with a pay rise.
The Scottish National party is on course to double its vote in May’s general election despite its lead over Scottish Labour narrowing, the latest poll on Westminster voting intentions shows.
The Conservative party’s most lucrative annual fundraising event will take place in London on Monday night at a five-star Mayfair hotel where more than 500 wealthy supporters will be asked to give generously for the general election campaign.
George Osborne had made himself unavailable.
Stewart Hosie has said he will not seek re-election as deputy leader of the Scottish National party after revelations about his private life.
Britain’s economic problem is easy to identify. As a nation, we live beyond our means. Consumption exceeds production. Exports are lower than imports, resulting in a balance of payments deficit that has got bigger over time.
Iain Duncan Smith has likened George Osborne to Pinocchio for claiming that house prices could fall by up to 18% if the UK votes to leave the EU.