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Eurobond tax scandal: David Cameron accused of dodging concerns over loophole that costs Treasury at least £500m a year

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/eurobond-tax-scandal-david-cameron-accused-of-dodging-concerns-over-loophole-that-costs-treasury-at-least-500m-a-year-8899864.html Prime Minister refuses to explain why he hasn’t stopped use of Eurobond exemption David Cameron’s attempts to “brush aside” legitimate concerns that the Government has not yet closed a legal tax loophole, which is losing the public purse at … Continue reading

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Tax Special Investigation: How Camelot has avoided millions in tax – with help from teachers in Canada

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/tax-special-investigation-how-camelot-has-avoidedmillions-in-tax–with-help-from-teachers-in-canada-8895219.html The great Eurobond tax scandal Camelot, the company behind the National Lottery, has avoided millions of pounds in corporation tax by exploiting a legal loophole that HMRC failed to close. The company saved an estimated £10m in tax in … Continue reading

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Tax Special Investigation: HMRC ‘particularly feeble’ over failure to close loophole

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tax-special-investigation-hmrc-particularly-feeble-over-failure-to-close-loophole-8895209.html Despite the tax exemption costing the UK economy at least £500m a year, the  Government bowed to  pressure after intense lobbying from the financial sector to allow companies to use it The Government chose not to close a tax … Continue reading

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NHS news review & other news

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Hundreds of GPs issue a rebuttal to a letter that appeared … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Hundreds of NHS leaders get Xmas ‘sack’ – Public Service There … Continue reading

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Labour Lords criticise Destroy the NHS / Health and Social Care Bill as a “mess” and a “catalogue of compromises”. The Kings Fund warns of the health situation in London with nobody responsible and huge deficits forecasted. Many Clinical Commissioning … Continue reading

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It is confirmed that NHS Croydon is £35 million in debt. GMB members at Western Hospital, Swindon complain of harassment by hospital contractor Carillion and intend to ballot for strike action. Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Do you realise that Cameron objected to EU attempts to impose … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Andrew Lansley and the ConDem coalition government make a CONtemptuous and … Continue reading

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Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat (Conservative) coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Campaigners win delay to controversial NHS changes | This is Devon … Continue reading

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John Wight: Public Sector Strike Heralds the Return of the Nasty Party According to the Institute of Fiscal Studies, the effect of the chancellor’s latest spending proposals will be the further penalisation of the poor and more help for the … Continue reading

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Public sector day of action on strikes yesterday. Health workers expect the Con-Dem coalition governments health changes to increase inequalities and reduce the standard of service. NHS workers will see any pay rises capped at 1% for two years. There … Continue reading

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People admitted to NHS hospitals for emergency treatment during the weekend are almost 10% more likely to die than those taken in during the week, according to a new report. While concerning, this is likely to be more complex than … Continue reading

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Changes in guidelines for Caesarean sections is in the news. The Independent suggests that the shortage of midwives is “linked to rise in Caesarean births”. The BMA warns new government proposals could give the private sector an advantage in the … Continue reading

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News not making the news

A couple of news items that are not covered by corporate news sources: the first UK Uncut Fortnum and Mason trial and the ConDem government refusing open discussion of Babar Ahmed. Prosecution of F&M 145 protesters falls apart – UK … Continue reading

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  http://www.ukuncut.org.uk/targets The banks have run the global economy into the ground. Bankers, encouraged by the government, gambled recklessly with our money, and they lost. Spectacularly. Remember 2008? In the UK, the government decided it had to step in with … Continue reading

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Labour intends to force a vote in the Lords to suspend considering the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill until the secret report on its risks to the NHS is released by the Con-Dem scum government. The … Continue reading

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Clare Gerada discusses her opposition to the Health and Social Care / Destroy the NHS Bill. Private company Circle to run a hospital for profit. Tax boss most wined and dined mandarin – study | Business | The Guardian HMRC … Continue reading

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Cameron and Lansley have been claiming that NHS cancer figures are bad while actually they are extrememly good. 38 Degrees explain their legal advice about the Health Secretary’s responsibilities: It’s about distancing the Health Secretary from responsibilty for the NHS. … Continue reading

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