Kenneth Clarke pledges to cut daily prison population – The Guardian

Posted October 21st, 2010 in budgets, news, prisons by sally

“The justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, today made an unexpected pledge to cut the record 85,000 daily prison population in England and Wales by 3,000 within four years.”

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The Guardian, 20th October 2010

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Lawyers put forward alternatives to legal aid cuts – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted October 20th, 2010 in budgets, legal aid, Ministry of Justice, news by sally

“The Law Society has warned the government against hitting the most vulnerable by making legal aid bear the brunt of the Ministry of Justice cuts.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 19th October 2010

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Kenneth Clarke reveals what cuts will mean for the courts – The Guardian

Posted October 7th, 2010 in budgets, costs, legal aid, news by sally

“This month, the justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, is expected to outline ways in which he could cut around a quarter of his department’s annual budget. Making prisoners work for 40 hours a week — the policy Clarke outlined at the Conservative conference on Tuesday — won’t go very far towards producing the £2bn or so of savings that he needs.”

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The Guardian, 7th October 2010

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Osborne’s Budget may have breached equality law – The Independent

Posted August 26th, 2010 in budgets, equality, news by sally

“The Equality and Human Rights Commission may take action against the Treasury for not meeting its obligations under the Equality Act 2010 to consider the impact on specific groups before announcing its plans in the emergency Budget in June.”

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The Independent, 26th August 2010

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Coalition budget faces legal challenge from Fawcett Society over claims women will bear brunt of cuts – The Guardian

Posted August 2nd, 2010 in budgets, judicial review, news, sex discrimination by sally

“The coalition government’s emergency budget could be branded unlawful after a groundbreaking legal case was launched in the high court. Papers filed on Friday claim that Treasury officials broke the law by failing to carry out an assessment of whether the plans for heavy spending cuts would hit women hardest.”

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The Guardian, 1st August 2010

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Finance (No. 2) Act 2010

Posted July 28th, 2010 in budgets, legislation by sally

Finance (No. 2) Act 2010 published

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Budget cut of 25% will ‘deny justice’, warns Crown Prosecution Service – The Guardian

Posted July 15th, 2010 in budgets, Crown Prosecution Service, government departments, news by sally

“The Crown Prosecution Service has told the attorney general’s office its 25% budget cut will ‘damage frontline services’ and ‘delay and possibly deny justice’, according to a copy of its draft submission to the Treasury, which the Guardian has seen.”

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The Guardian, 14th July 2010

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2010 Budget – HM Treasury

Posted June 22nd, 2010 in budgets, news by sally

“The Chancellor, George Osborne, today presented the first Budget of the Coalition Government.”

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HM Treasury, 22nd June 2010

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Finance Act 2010

Posted April 9th, 2010 in budgets, legislation by sally

Finance Act 2010 published

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Budget 2010: Budget documents – BBC News

Posted March 24th, 2010 in budgets, news by sally

“Read all the official documents from Alistair Darling’s 2010 Budget report in PDF form.”

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BBC News, 24th March 2010

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Fiscal Responsibility Act 2010

Posted February 15th, 2010 in budgets, financial regulation, legislation by sally

Fiscal Responsibility Act 2010 published

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Chief constable takes Government to court over ‘irrational’ budget row – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 28th, 2009 in budgets, news, police by sally

“Mark Rowley, the head of Surrey police, said he would fight local government ministers in the High Court over a decision which means he will have to slash £1.6 million from the force’s budget and will ‘erode’ his ability to protect the public.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th May 2009

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Legal community slams Budget’s non-doms policy – The Lawyer

Posted March 13th, 2008 in budgets, domicile, news, taxation by sally

“The Chancellor Alistair Darling has pushed ahead with plans to hit non-domiciled residents with a £30,000 annual tax, with the levy kicking in once they have lived in the UK for seven years.”

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The Lawyer, 12th March 2008

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Budget 2008 – HM Treasury

Posted March 12th, 2008 in budgets, news by sally

The 2008 Budget Report was published on 12 March 2008.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget statement

HM Treasury, 12th March 2008

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Consolidated Fund Act 2007

Posted December 18th, 2007 in budgets, legislation by sally

Consolidated Fund Act 2007 published

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