Working class voters, who the left is supposed to champion, want a fairer and more contributory welfare system.
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More than 100,000 families could lose out on up to £18,000-worth of childcare help under a new government scheme announced today.
Should it win the General Election next year, Labour will guarantee starter jobs for anyone between 18 and 24 who have been out of work for a year.
Employer market power should be considered in the government’s consultation on zero-hours contracts, according to independent assessors working for the government.
It was the Keynesian era of full employment – when, after all, more people were ‘contributing’ – that delivered ever higher proportions of contributory spend that rose to 71 per cent by the mid-1970s Keynesian collapse.
Ed Balls today set out plans for a compulsory jobs guarantee for the long-term unemployed – ensuring there is a job for every adult who is long-term unemployed.
Nearly everyone agrees a decent job is the best way for someone to escape poverty. So why is the Dept. for International Development doing so little to help?