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Responding to the announcement today (Friday) by Pensions Minister Steve Webb that he is to ban consultancy charging and consult on a cap on charges within pensions used for auto-enrolment, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
The UK Statistics Authority has today (Thursday) backed the TUC's complaint that Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith was wrong to say that official statistics backed his claim that the benefits cap had caused 8,000 people to move into jobs.
Commenting on figures published today (Thursday) by the Department for Work and Pensions, which show that benefit fraud accounts for just 0.7 per cent of the welfare budget, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
Commenting on the Queen's Speech today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
The UK is experiencing a slower economic recovery than 23 of the 33 advanced economies monitored by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), according to new analysis published by the TUC today (Wednesday).
The warning signs have been there for some time. Last month one poll showed that the general public has lost confidence in politics providing solutions to the failing economy. More recently opinion polling showed antipathy to all things Europe, ampli...
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