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Is it possible to survive Christmas on a student budget?

Is it possible to survive Christmas on a student budget?

By Jack Edwards FOR STUDENTS on a budget, the Christmas period is a difficult time of year to survive, however it is not impossible.

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What will the summer budget mean for Leeds?

What will the summer budget mean for Leeds?

Read more on this story: Leeds MP slams the budget as ‘barbaric’ Scrapping maintenance grants could be detrimental for poorer students Local students are concerned after The Chancellor his plans to scrap University maintenance grants for lower income students on Wednesday.

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Leeds MP slams the Chancellor’s budget plans

Leeds MP slams the Chancellor’s budget plans

George Osborne’s budget has been branded ‘barbaric’ by Leeds East MP Richard Burgon. The Labour MP said the Chancellor plans to take money from the poorest in the city and hand it to the wealthiest.

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LIVE: Budget 2015

LIVE: Budget 2015

14.00 – Well that’s it, it’s all over. We’d love to hear your comments on the budget. Contact us @YorkshireV or leedstrinitycfj@gmail.com. Here are the key points: Local councils to decide on Sunday trading hours Personal tax allowance raised to £11,000 from next year 2% of national income to be spent on defence £3,000 off national insurance contributions for employers […]

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Leeds arts funding to be cut by £500,000

Leeds arts funding to be cut by £500,000

Leeds City Council has approved plans that will see arts funding reduced by 15 per cent over the next few years. The council currently has a budget of nearly £3m, which it issues to a number of arts organisations, but will be cut to just over £2.5m. The enforced changes also mean the maximum application will be capped at £750,000. […]

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