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Brown rebuffs King&#39s warning

Chancellor Gordon Brown has moved to counter Bank of England Governor Mervyn King&#39s warning of increased falls in the housing market. In an interview with GMTV Brown underlined the importance of keeping stability in the housing market and the wider economy. The interview followed a speech used by the Chancellor&#39s chief economic adviser to Ed Balls to play down the prospect of falls in the housing market. Political pundits see a crash in the housing market as one of the biggest threats to another term in office for Labour.

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Cash deposit account at 1 per cent above the base rate

The Government has announced the charge caps for its cash deposit accounts. The rate of interest payable has been set at 1 per cent within the base rate. This is a reduction from the currnet 2 per cent margin for cash ISAs.

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The experience of other countries where healthcare is delivered via a mix of public and private systems is that not only do patients enjoy better outcomes and have more choice but the systems are also fair for all. We support a fair and comprehensive healthcare system for everyone. We agree that money alone, whether from […]

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