Tag Archives: Labour

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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Labour’s policies for improving schools seem conspicuously absent

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Labour needs to set out a clear vision for dealing with the problems described by Ofsted.

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Why Labour’s deficit reduction plans are genuinely different to those of the government

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Labour’s deficit reduction plans for the next parliament are genuinely different to those of the Conservatives.

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Labour’s Digital Government Review should kickstart delivery of the digital state

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This digital transition is going to be uncomfortable for many of us.

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The figures that should worry Labour

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Ed Balls’ task tomorrow will be to establish Labour as a party that can be trusted to get its hands back on the levers of power.

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Ed Miliband: coalition is squeezing the middle not the deficit

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Miliband will say that Britain needs a recovery for working people if the government is to ‘squeeze the deficit and not the middle’.

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What exactly does Ed Miliband think it means to be a ‘working person’?

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There is no one type of ‘working person’, and it’s an indictment of our politics that such an obvious point has to be made.

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The problem in Britain isn’t a ‘Westminster elite’, it’s poor social mobility all round

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Politics is merely one of a number of professions that are increasingly dominated by the upper crust of British society.

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What the left should take from Rochester and Strood

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Majorities have group identities just like minorities, and that’s fine.

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Labour’s new immigration policy: more moderate voices needed

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The complex views of the majority on immigration are not always easily represented in opinion polls.

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