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Labour’s green pledge offers everything voters want: to delay it would be foolish | Rebecca Newsom
Swift investment would make any Labour government a climate and economic leader, says Rebecca Newsom, head of politics at Greenpeace

Rebecca Newsom

10, Jun, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt expresses concern about cost of living crisis after OECD forecast
Chancellor responds to news UK likely to avoid recession but will have one of highest inflation rates among G20

Larry Elliott Economics editor

07, Jun, 2023 @11:52 AM

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UK property market lacks spring bounce but a crash is unlikely | Larry Elliott
It’s reasonable to expect a fall in nominal house prices of at least 10%. That’s a chunky fall – and a welcome one

Larry Elliott

04, Jun, 2023 @10:03 AM

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Tory mayor calls MP a ‘liar and a coward’ over claims about Teesworks project
Ben Houchen dismisses accusations of corruption and and wrongdoing made by Labour MP for Middlesbrough Andy McDonald

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

31, May, 2023 @5:15 PM

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Rishi Sunak warned over possible UK recession in 2024
High inflation likely to push interest rates above 5% and force up mortgage and loan payments just ahead of election

Richard Partington and Rowena Mason

26, May, 2023 @5:41 PM

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Partygate: Nadine Dorries suggests Boris Johnson Chequers records might have wrong names and dates – as it happened
Former culture secretary says prime ministerial diaries ‘are frequently wrong’

Andrew Sparrow

26, May, 2023 @2:41 PM

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UK interest rates forecast to jump above 5% this year after higher-than-expected inflation – as it happened
Rolling, live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as consumer price index inflation reaches 8.7%, well above forecasts

Jasper Jolly

24, May, 2023 @2:50 PM

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Why the panic over rising immigration? The post-Brexit system is working | Jonathan Portes
Wages remain a problem, but rising numbers of skilled non-EU workers appear to be helping the NHS, social care, and indeed the overall UK economy, says Jonathan Portes of King’s College London

Jonathan Portes

23, May, 2023 @12:32 PM

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They’re openly saying it: Brexit has failed. But what comes next may be very dark indeed | Jonathan Freedland
The ‘remoaner elite’, the civil service, the BBC, universities, unions, refugees: anything is blamed but Brexit itself, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

19, May, 2023 @4:06 PM

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Record numbers of British workers are sick. No wonder the economy is too. But there is a cure
The Tories have failed to pursue the obvious answers to this crisis, punishing ill people and NHS strikers instead, says Guardian economics editor Larry Elliott

Larry Elliott

18, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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People in the UK in their 50s and 60s: if you’re working less now, what are you doing instead?
We’re keen to hear what Britons in their 50s and 60s have been doing with their time since they’ve begun working fewer hours, or stopped working completely

Guardian community team

16, May, 2023 @11:39 AM

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International students boosted UK economy by £42bn in 2021/2 – study
Report finds economic benefit to UK rose by a third in three years, making overseas students a significant contributor to economy

Sally Weale Education correspondent

16, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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