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High fiscal deficit may trim welfare spending this budget: Ramesh

Feb 11, 2013

High fiscal deficit may trim welfare spending this budget: Ramesh

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today said there may not be a major increase in the allocation for social sector in the forthcoming Budget due to the grim fiscal situation. #Jairam Ramesh #Budget2013 #Welfare Spending #High Fiscal Deficit

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High fiscal deficit may trim welfare spending this budget: Ramesh

Sep 29, 2014

Duncan Smith outlines plans for prepaid benefits cards in place of cash

Minister tells Tory conference scheme will ensure claimants with destructive habits do not spend benefits on drugs or alcohol Welfare claimants with destructive habits will receive their benefits on prepaid cards instead of in cash in tests to be rol...
High fiscal deficit may trim welfare spending this budget: Ramesh

Sep 19, 2014

Alex Salmond, Scottish independence leader, announces resignation as first minister

Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond resigned as first minister and leader of his political party Friday, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United Kingdom. Salmond, 59, told reporters at a news that he was proud of the campaign and ... #United Kingdom #Northern Ireland #David Cameron #Alex Salmond #Wales #National Party
High fiscal deficit may trim welfare spending this budget: Ramesh

Sep 21, 2014

'No going back' on devolving powers

David Cameron and Ed Miliband have insisted there will no going back on plans to devolve further powers to Scotland despite bitter divisions over future constitutional reform. Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond claimed voters had been tricked int... #Europe #David Cameron #Scottish Parliament #Alex Salmond #Ed Miliband #Nick Clegg