Category Archives: Good Society

The MIPIM property fair: everything that is wrong with regeneration in London

Housing fair

At a time when millions of Londoners need affordable housing, local authorities are knocking it down and replacing it with luxury flats.

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UKIP isn’t helping Labour

Nigel Farage ncrj

With just seven months to go until the General Election, the electoral landscape has never been more unpredictable.

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Labour has a working class problem

UKIP ncrj

What do the Middleton and Heywood and Clacton by-elections tell us about the Labour vote?

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Big questions for Boris in light of fireworks ticketing fiasco

Fireworks ncrj

Despite prior warnings about ticket touting, little was done to stop widespread abuse.

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Lamont pledges cap on childcare in Scotland

Childcare ncrj

Childcare costs should be no more than 10 per cent of median incomes, say Labour.

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Inequality: where Labour really did ‘crash the car’

New Labour ncrj

It isn’t just wealth that concentrates; opportunity does too.

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Why I’m fighting the anti-democratic TTIP

TTIP2 ncrj

The role of politicians is to represent the interests of society, not corporations.

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Revolt on the Left: dealing with Labour’s UKIP problem

Nigel Farage ncrj

The Fabian Society are right to highlight the UKIP threat to Ed Miliband, writes Richard Carr.

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Should Labour be more cheerful?

Douglas Carswell ncrj

Labour looks set to hold a seat in Heywood and Middleton this week, while the Conservatives look likely to lose two of theirs.

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A lesson in democracy – from the European Parliament

European Parliament ncrj

When it comes to representative democracy, Parliament could learn a thing or two from Europe.

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