Spending review (CSR)

  • 23 Mar 2011

    It’s Chancellor George Osborne’s first full Budget. But as the Government tries to balance growth with the “age of austerity”, what will it deliver? Channel 4 News speaks to the experts.

  • 22 Mar 2011

    Channel 4 News is creating a crowd-sourced map of spending cuts in the UK. Show us cuts you’ve seen online or tweet them to #c4cuts.

  • 8 Mar 2011

    As a “radical overhaul” sets out to save over £1bn by targeting overtime and bonuses, the Police Federation warns it will do “everything possible” to vent anger.

  • 2 Mar 2011

    Council staff are opting for pay cuts to save their jobs as town halls implement the biggest budget reductions since the Second World War, writes Political Correspondent Cathy Newman.

  • 1 Mar 2011

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has defended cuts to local Government budgets by pointing to authorities that have protected services.

  • 16 Feb 2011

    The Bank of England lowers its growth forecast and signals a rise in interest rates to tame inflation – but Faisal Islam says the Monetary Policy Committee cannot agree on the way forward.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    More than 80 Liberal Democrat councillors attack the Government over local spending cuts – but an expert tells Channel 4 News the cuts are not unreasonable.

  • 6 Feb 2011

    Cuts to the police budget outlined in the government’s spending review will mean 10,190 fewer police officers in England and Wales within two years, according to new research by the Labour party.

  • 29 Jan 2011

    Student protesters hit the streets again on Saturday to complain about tuition fees and cuts in public services. In Manchester it led to a cat and mouse chase with police, writes Victoria Macdonald.

  • 26 Jan 2011

    David Cameron insists he won’t change course on the UK economy despite a shock contraction but do we need a “Plan B” to boost growth? Cathy Newman reports as two economists debate for Channel 4 News.

  • 7 Jan 2011

    Ministers are warned that plans to scrap dozens of quangos will not save money or improve accountability, as MPs say the whole process so far has been “botched”.

  • 31 Dec 2010

    Prime Minister David Cameron uses his New Year’s message to warn next year will be “difficult” – but insists Britain has a “really bright future” ahead. Julian Rush looks at what is to come in 2011.

  • 30 Dec 2010

    Predictions in politics are a mug’s game: defining moments, from 9/11 to the banking collapse, often come from nowhere. But caveats aside, here’s some tips for 2011, from Gaby Hinsliff.

  • 23 Dec 2010

    A key government pledge to provide 15 hours of free nursery care for the most disadvantaged two-year-olds needs extra funding to succeed, a Channel 4 News investigation can reveal.

  • 15 Dec 2010

    The Coalition Government is to press ahead with radical reforms of the National Health Service, which will see as much as 80 per cent of the budget in the hands of GPs, writes Victoria Macdonald.