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Warnings of power cuts from the BBC

by professorbillwinlow on 23 March, 2013

The boss of the energy firm SSE has warned that “there is a very real risk of the lights going out” in Britain. Ian Marchant said the government was significantly underestimating the scale of the capacity crunch facing the country. He was commenting on the company’s decision to cut back on power generation at five […]

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Yesterday’s budget delivers Lib Dem policies to help families with the cost of living and invest in the future of our economy, while making responsible choices to deal with the financial problems Labour left us with.  We are delivering the £10k personal allowance from April 2014 – one year earlier than planned. “This is great […]

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Devolved Fund for Economic Growth

by professorbillwinlow on 18 March, 2013

Regional authorities will have to compete with each other for funding for transport, skills and housing developments under plans to be unveiled by the Government today. The Coalition is planning to pool billions of pounds of regional spending into a single fund in a bid to decentralise public spending and boost economic growth outside London. […]

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