TAXPAYERS risk losing billions of pounds if the UK Government fails to stick to its challenging timetable for introducing new computer systems to run its flagship benefits reform, Britain's value-for-money watchdog has warned.
THE pro-Union arguments used by Better Together to persuade Scots to remain part of the UK should be used as a blueprint for Europhile politicians if Britons have the chance to vote in a referendum on European Union membership, Lord Robertson has said.
England should have its own separate parliament as preventing MPs voting or speaking on certain issues in the British Parliament under an "English votes for English laws" system would be divisive and mistaken, the Commons has heard.
THE UK Government is "unlikely" to meet its immigration target, Home Secretary Theresa May has admitted for the first time, as David Cameron was warned that any attempt to ban EU migrants from claiming in-work benefits would be illegal.
BRITAIN'S beleaguered public finances have caused George Osborne a fresh headache as new figures left the Chancellor on course to miss his deficit reduction target and offered limited scope for giveaways in his Autumn Statement next month.
IT is now more important than ever to stick to the Coalition's long-term economic plan, David Cameron has told MPs, after cautioning that "red warning lights are once again flashing on the dashboard of the global economy".
Sir John Major has warned the UK would face a "lesser future" if it leaves the European Union as he urged continental leaders to accept changes are needed to ease pressures caused by the number of migrants coming to Britain.
THE foreign exchange scandal showed the need to maintain pressure on the Government and regulators to implement plans to shake-up the banking sector, the chairman of the Treasury Select Committee has said.