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State pension triple-lock survives in DUP and Conservative deal

There will be no changes to the state pension triple lock or winter fuel payments under the new agreement between the Conservative party and the DUP, signed today.  The state...

Queen’s Speech: what does it mean for your finances?

This afternoon’s Queen’s Speech included pledges to improve the energy, property and car insurance markets.  The speech failed to include future plans for the state pension. The Conservative party had...

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Conservative and DUP ‘coalition’: what it could mean for your finances

Britain’s hung parliament lasted for a matter of hours – Theresa May is staying on as Prime Minister and forming a government by entering into a partnership with Northern Ireland’s Democratic...

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Hung parliament: what does this mean for your finances?

UPDATE – 13:00 9 June: The Conservatives have formed a majority government by entering into an informal partnership with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Read our analysis of how their...

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SNP manifesto: what does it mean for your finances?

The Scottish National Party (SNP) today released its manifesto for June’s general election, with a second independence referendum and greater involvement in Brexit negotiations among its key pledges. Here, we look...

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The future of mobile and broadband: 2017 general election manifestos in focus

We’ve looked through the election manifestos from key political parties ahead of the general election on Thursday 8 June 2017, to discover what they say about broadband and mobile coverage....

General election manifestos: what they mean for your finances

UPDATED 30 MAY: This story has now been updated to include the manifesto of the Scottish National Party (SNP) Almost all of the major political parties have set out their...

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Conservative manifesto: what does it mean for your finances?

The Conservative Party today released its manifesto for next month’s general election, with changes to tax, elderly care and housing among the key proposals. Here, we take a look at...

Liberal Democrat manifesto: what does it mean for your finances?

The Liberal Democrats today released their manifesto for next month’s general election, with property reforms and tax changes among the main pledges. Here, we take a look at some of the key...

Labour manifesto: what does it mean for your finances?

The Labour Party today launched its manifesto for next month’s general election, with taxes, pensions and housing high on the agenda. Announcing his proposals, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn described his...

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