Tag Archives: the coalition

Baroness Warsi is a product of her own failed analysis

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I value any principled stand, but I worry when the principles don’t stand up to scrutiny.

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‘Are you better off than four years ago?’ Ed Balls channels Reagan to highlight biggest fall in earnings since 1874

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This parliament will see the largest drop in average earnings after inflation since 1874-1880.

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Cameron has played into the SNP’s hands

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In creating a team to try and secure a Tory victory in 2015, David Cameron may have tipped the balance in the debate on Scotland’s future – and not in the way he wants.

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Shuffling the pack: do reshuffles affect poll ratings?

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If they were hoping for a positive poll bounce from their reshuffles, most recent prime ministers will have been disappointed.

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‘Behind closed doors’ deal between government and insurance industry comes to light

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Mesothelioma sufferers and their families must come before the profits of insurers.

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David Cameron cannot allow the chaos at the DWP to continue

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Today we will urge the government to come clean about the impact of delays, chaos and failing programmes at the Department for Work and Pensions.

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The UK risks looking foolish if it doesn’t address its coal problem

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Instead of an exit strategy, the government have been laying the groundwork for a continuation of coal.

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Government welfare reforms a ‘fiasco’ that are hurting the ‘most vulnerable’ say MPs

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In one instance a claimant was hospitalised due to stress caused by payment delays

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Coalition deficit reduction has made UK tax base more regressive

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The coalition’s deficit reduction plan has increased the overall tax burden on the poor, says new study.

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The Queen’s Speech: your home is no longer your castle

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The government has brought forward legislation that could lead to people being stripped of their right to object to fracking underneath their homes.

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