Budget 2017 (November)

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NHS protest: thousands march to demand more cash for NHS
Demonstrators rally in London to call for an end to health service budget cuts and constraints

Lin Jenkins

04, Feb, 2018 @12:05 AM

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Lift councils’ housebuilding cap, say MPs
Government urged to allow more borrowing to help hit target of 300,000 new homes a year

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Jan, 2018 @12:01 AM

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The government has promised more R&D. Where will the money come from?
The UK government has ambitious plans to boost research and development. Most funding will come from business – but universities must be at the heart of the strategy

Graeme Reid

04, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Data will change the world, and we must get its governance right
The chancellor’s announcement of a new centre for data ethics is welcome. But we must ensure that it has the power to address the ethical issues it identified

Daniel Zeichner

15, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Chancellor faces attempt by MPs to vote down budget
Labour objects to finance bill over tax cut to banks and Stella Creasy demands data on how measures affect women

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

10, Dec, 2017 @6:06 PM

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The Brexit ‘patriots’ care little for British history or influence
Those who seek a hard exit from the EU do so in defiance of old allies in Europe and beyond, and of long-held principles of UK foreign policy

William Keegan

03, Dec, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Social care green paper can deliver if it sees the bigger picture | Ewan King
The autumn budget failed to tackle social care funding, but Damian Green’s comments on reform are loaded with promise

Ewan King

01, Dec, 2017 @9:25 AM

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Labour leads drive for equality impact assessment of Tory policies
Lib Dems, SNP and Green MPs co-sign letter as Labour analysis shows women continue to bear brunt of austerity

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

30, Nov, 2017 @4:19 PM

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Healthcare rationing: what does NHS England intend to do?
A meeting on Thursday will address how the health service plans ahead in light of this month’s budget disappointment

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

30, Nov, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Budget: prospects for growth are not looking good, and may get worse
The UK faces the longest period of falling living standards since the 1950s – and that grim forecast is based on Brexit going well

David Blanchflower

29, Nov, 2017 @12:18 AM

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Keep up, Philip Hammond. The UK’s research lags behind | Martin McQuillan
The chancellor is turning to universities to bail out the economy. But businesses in the UK need to greatly improve their spending on research

Martin McQuillan

28, Nov, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Benefit freeze to stay for working people costing typical family £300 a year
Tories accused of using royal engagement to bury bad news as welfare freeze remains for another 12 months from April

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

27, Nov, 2017 @7:24 PM

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