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general election 2010
What does the coalition government mean for your finances?
On 13 May 2010 David Cameron became Britain’s 53rd prime minister. At 43 he is the youngest PM yet – beating Tony Blair by…
New government set to raise CGT
An emergency budget is expected within the next 50 days after David Cameron was officially announced the new prime minister -…
What will a hung parliament mean for you?
With no party having reached the magic number of 326 seats, Britain now has a hung parliament.A hung parliament…
Which political party will be best for your finances?
If you haven’t decided who to vote for you might want to look at what impact each party in power would have on your finances…
VAT hike on the cards post-election
A VAT increase is on the cards post-election, regardless of the outcome, according to experts. Seen as the most…
The manifestos at-a-glance: how will they impact your finances?
This week has seen the three main political parties release their manifestos and policies. But what will the parties’ plans…
Lib Dems promise "tax overhaul"
The Liberal Democrats pledge to raise the state pension and cut tax for low and middle earners in a bid to “hardwire fairness…
Hedging the election
Elections have been known to move markets quite sharply in certain circumstances. The problem is that surprises are often…
Tories to put consumers in charge of spending
People will be put back in control of how public money is spent, decide on tax levels, and sack MPs who abuse their expenses…
Labour pledges not to raise income tax
Gordon Brown has promised not to increase income tax should Labour win the general election.In its election…