Monthly Archives: February 2012

Partnership into Power consultation

A further consultation on the party’s policy making process finished on January 31st. With colleagues from all parts of the country we made a joint submission with our views on how policy-making needs to be improved. Here is the submission: NPF meetings Current NPF meetings are unsatisfactory. Long speeches by shadow cabinet members in plenary sessions, [...]

700,000 families to lose child benefit

Nearly 700,000 families will lose out if child benefit is cut for high-rate taxpayers, with almost a quarter involving a household with one parent earning a salary, according to a study. Finance company NFU Mutual said that if the Government goes ahead with the move, every household with a higher-rate taxpayer will be hit from [...]