Category Archives: Good Society

The Yes campaign may have won the #indyref

Alex Salmond ncrj

With pro-independence parties seeing record-breaking membership growth, the indy camp could be the real winners after all.

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Labour must be more radical on housing

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We need to strike out beyond the confines of housing policy orthodoxies accepted by all political parties since the late 1980s.

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VIDEO: How can public engagement in politics be sustained?

Left Foot Forward’s James Bloodworth and Charlie Beckett of the Polis think tank talk about the Scottish independence referendum and getting people politically engaged.

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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?

Ed Miliband ncrj

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?

Nick Clegg ncrj

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

Human rights ncrj

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

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