Category Archives: Good Society

Boris breaks another promise by refusing to rule out Tory leadership bid while Mayor

If Londoners wanted an insight into the Mayor’s motives and his slippery character, this is surely it.

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Coalition misses universal credit target (again)

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Just a fraction of the people the government wants to move to Universal Credit have been moved across to the new payment system, according to new statistics from the Department for Work & Pensions.

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Would independence mean a permanent Tory majority?

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Anyone who wishes to see a left-leaning Labour government in England should be rooting firmly for a No vote.

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Salmond’s NHS argument has been blown apart

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Alex Salmond’s argument that only independence can save the NHS has been blown apart by new information leaked to the BBC and the Herald newspaper.

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Scotland’s referendum will boost turnout in the 2015 election

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With so many Scottish voters going to the polls, there could be a spillover effect resulting in higher turnout levels in future elections.

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Will Nick Clegg’s drug reforms have any influence on voters?

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67 per cent of the public agree there needs to be reform when it comes to drug policy, but will it be enough to win back lost voters?

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The Tory double-think on human rights

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If we want to champion human rights abroad, we cannot undermine them at home.

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Is Lord Hill’s appointment really a ‘victory for Britain’?

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The tendency to see EU policy as a battle between competing nations should be more problematic for the left.

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It’s time Boris and TfL acted on sexual harassment on London transport

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There was a 30 per cent increase in reported incidents of sexual harassment on the capital’s transport system this year compared to last.

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In defence of the ice bucket challenge against the killjoys

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Only about one in 10 people actually pay up after doing the ice bucket challenge. But that’s still a lot of money.

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