- RMT general secretary lives with family in taxpayer-subsidised housing
- Claimed he is being ‘victimised’ over his arrangements in radio interview
- ‘I was born in a council house so I will die in one’, he said
- Konstantin Dimitrov’s forecast is in stark contrast to the 50,000 estimate by pressure group Migrationwatch
- It will be regarded as a woeful underestimate by experts considering between 8,000 and 10,000 Bulgarians already come to the UK every year
- Ministers refuse to give their own forecast after the previous government got its figures so wrong
- Helen Grant was given a surprise quiz during an interview
- Failed to get any of the five questions right
- Couldn’t name FA Cup winners or England rugby captain
- Bank effectively admits it has been too stringent over business loans
- RBS loans dropped from £55billion to £38billion since taxpayer bailout
- Bank also faces allegations it forced businesses to wall
- Getting problem families into work costs £160,000 for every success
- One in 50 jobless parents actually taken a job and held it for six months
- Promised Troubled Families programme would save taxpayers billions
- Ministers given until January 26 for campaigners to read consultation report
- Council leaders say ministers are treating public with ‘contempt’
- Government set to face legal challenges as the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) said the tight timescale ‘is likely to breach international law’
- The plan will create ‘social scoreboard’ to rate countries on social matters
- They include poverty-levels, health care, benefits and housing policy
- Furious Tory MEPs claim EU is angling to be ‘Europe’s social conscience’
- They claim EU wants to appropriate powers to supervise and intervene over the way member states deal with social problems’
- Laura Sandys MP for South Thanet announced she is quitting in 2015
- Ukip claims she was ‘scared’ after Nigel Farage said he may stand for seat
- Cabinet source says party fear ‘half a dozen’ of 2010 intake may opt out
A ROMANIAN who was deported but returned to rape a woman waiting for a bus home after a night out has been jailed for eight years.
BRITAIN and Germany have the two least sickly major economies in Europe and although vacancies are in short supply in each, job prospects are nonetheless far better than in the likes of France or Spain.
I SHUDDERED when I read Dominic Grieve’s comments about corruption being “endemic” in Britain’s Pakistani community. Not because his comments struck me as racist but because we have become used to politicians treading so carefully on any issue that could be construed as related to race that it is disarming to hear the Attorney General speak so frankly.
European Commission claims Romanians and Bulgarians moving to Britain will help the economy, and warns David Cameron against plans to restrict migrants’ access to benefits
Campaigners are enraged that they will only have 56 days to read and respond to a 50,000-page Government document on HS2 that would weigh one tonne if it was printed out.
It’s as though they’re secret agents, in the employ of Better Off Out: the European Commission has responded to the nation’s concerns over the coming influx of Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants to the UK … by lecturing us that overall the impact of their arrival will be “positive”. They will work! They will pay tax! They’re allowed to come anyway according to the rules of Union, so shaddapyouface!
CHANCELLOR George Osborne announced a surprise cap on payday loan costs yesterday, turning the government’s previous policy towards the short-term lending firms on its head.
The top Tory said there was a “fundamental problem” with schools because they do not do enough for children from deprived families
UK’s green plans dealt blow by shelving of Atlantic Array, which would have powered 1m homes and created thousands of jobs