Alistair Darling has been appointed chancellor of the Exchequer, with John
Hutton taking on a new beefed up Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Darling had been hotly tipped to take on Gordon Brown’s former role. He will
work alongside Andy Burnham, who has been appointed chief secretary to the
Treasury. Other Treasury positions are expected to be confirmed tomorrow.
There was no cabinet post for long-time paymaster general Dawn Primarolo.
The DTI is set to be revamped under John Hutton’s new brief. Hutton had been
work and pensions minister under Blair, and the full details of the new business
body are set to be closely scrutinised.
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
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The UK gender pay gap will not close until 2069 unless action is taken to tackle it now, according to new research by Deloitte
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy