Celebrating today’s GDP figures as a victory for the chancellor would be a like praising the punctuality of the chauffeur who arrives at his destination three hours late.
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UK GDP grew by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest quarterly national accounts from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Men living in the most deprived areas of the country will live almost 20 years less than those in the least deprived areas.
Now that coalition reforms are in place, we’re starting to see the true impact of government policy – and inequality is on the rise.
We are likely to see more migration from Bulgaria, Romania and Poland, but not the large numbers we saw in 2004 and certainly not the millions predicted by UKIP.
Instead of making symbolic promises to stem benefit tourism, progressives should consider how to build good community relations in areas that are receiving EU migrants.