The government should reject the “Boris Island” Thames Estuary airport plan and expand Heathrow instead, a report by MPs argues.
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee question whether the government’s £310bn infrastructure spending plans are ‘credible’.
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One regulator should be responsible for regulating the workplace pensions sector as millions more people are signed up to schemes, MPs say.
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Shale gas in the UK could help secure domestic energy supplies but may not bring down prices as they have in the US, MPs warn.
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MPs call for a ban on external accountants working inside government, to stop them telling clients about tax loopholes they have found.
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George Osborne’s plan to boost the housing market may not help first-time buyers and could cost the UK large sums, MPs warn.
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Bundestag MPs expected to criticise the handling of the Cypriot rescue plan this morning, with a vote expected around 10am BST (11am CET).
Building firms which set up a “systematic blacklist” of workers do not appear to be taking full responsibility for their actions, according to MPs.
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Banks should tell customers when their savings increase beyond the level that would be guaranteed if the institution collapsed, MPs suggest.
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