Category Archives: Good Society

The disillusionment of UKIP supporters could damage the charity sector

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Study shows that UKIP supporters are as disillusioned with charities as they are with MPS.

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The underpayment of care workers is an absolute disgrace

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Up to 220,000 care workers are being illegally paid.

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Bedroom Tax has cost low-income families an average of £1,260

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Commons vote will be held today to determine the future of the Bedroom Tax.

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Boris’ pledge to tackle rough sleeping is a failure which gets worse each year

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The mayor needs to ask himself whether yearly rises in the number of people living on the streets is a legacy he is happy to continue ignoring.

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We must crack down on exploitation of teachers by colleges and universities

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TUC research shows that 63 per cent of FE colleges and more than half of universities use zero-hours contracts, often in large numbers.

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An English Parliament would not deliver devolution for England

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It would in fact be Cameron’s constitutional turkey.

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Paedophilia is an affliction, child molestation is a crime

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Our visceral public hatred of paedophiles risks driving afflicted men underground and putting children at greater risk.

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Five surprisingly bad places to be an atheist

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Annual report into the freedoms enjoyed globally by atheists shows that most states still show a strong bias towards religion.

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The coalition is making life more dangerous for victims of domestic violence

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With no place to lay their heads and no help to apply for maintenance or keep custody of their children, women are more likely to put up with abuse.

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There are alternatives to the government’s slash and burn policies

There are alternative ways of managing public finances that aren’t reliant on more savage cuts.

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