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New Statesman: When David Cameron became Tory leader, he wanted to end child poverty. Now he just wants to stop measuring it

New Statesman: When David Cameron became Tory leader, he wanted to end child poverty. Now he just wants to stop measuring it Now you see it…  Now you don’t.  The government’s rustled up a party trick for the kids this … Continue reading

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Cameron and Osborne millionaire Tories attack the most vulnerable

Bully-boy UK prime minister David Cameron and fellow Bully-boy chancellor Giddeon Osborne attack vulnerable disabled people. I’ll get up to speed on this. Buller, Buller, Buller!

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Cameron surronded by shiny gold things

UK Uncut  

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

Merry Christmas. The New Statesman reports on Britain’s new Victorianism whereby the filthy rich get filthier rich and that the poor get poorer. Just in case you haven’t realised, we are most definitely not all in this together. We are … Continue reading

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Bullingdon Tory idiot Boris Johnson sucks the super rich

Bullingdon rich Tory idiot Boris Johnson sucks the rich saying that the filthy rich should be given knighthoods. What a twat.  

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David Cameron consorts with tax-dodgers to censor the web

It is announced today that Downing Street is to work with massive search engine tax-dodgers Google to hugely censor the web. Under the guise of attempting to frustrate paedophiles, Downing St and Google intend to censor 100,000 search terms. Cameron … Continue reading

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Bad management and cruelty: Iain Duncan Smith and the failures of the Work Programme

http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2013/11/bad-management-and-cruelty-failures-work-programme A toxic mixture of policy by soundbite, twisted statistics and a spurious belief in the efficacy of the private sector has created a programme that is going to fail a whole generation. by Alan White         … Continue reading

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Privatisation, a very British disease

http://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/joe-guinan-thomas-m-hanna/privatisation-very-british-disease JOE GUINAN and THOMAS M. HANNA Britain is an extreme oddity regarding privatisation: nowhere else in the advanced world is there such a willingness to sell everything that isn’t nailed down. Time and again the British public is ripped … Continue reading

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Single parents ‘biggest losers’ from IDS’ welfare reforms

http://www.politics.co.uk/news/2013/10/30/single-parents-biggest-losers-from-ids-welfare-reforms Iain Duncan Smith’s flagship universal credit reforms will make life for working single parents harder rather than easier, according to a report out today. The Gingerbread charity suggested there would be very little financial incentive for those in or … Continue reading

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Inheritance figures reveal the stark inequality of Great Britain

http://politics.co.uk/blogs/2013/10/29/inheritance-figures-reveal-the-stark-inequality-of-great-bri Official figures for inheritance paint a depressing and completely unsurprising portrait of Great Britain – a place where the rich get richer and the poor get stigmatised. The UK remains a country where those who least need it receive … Continue reading

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Forcible relocation of vulnerable women and children

Let’s call it what it is – they have no option but to be moved hundreds of miles. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/oct/14/young-single-mothers-focus-e15-newham-rehoused Young mothers evicted from London hostel may be rehoused 200 miles away Twenty-nine young single mothers facing eviction from the UK’s … Continue reading

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Michael Gove adviser says genetics are more important than teaching

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/michael-gove-adviser-says-genetics-are-more-important-than-teaching-8876170.html Dominic Cummings report claims as much as 70 per cent of a child’s performance is genetically derived [I had better explain: Choosing that genetics instead of teaching determines educational outcomes supports and perpetuates the idea that poor scum are … Continue reading

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Royal Mail warns thousands will lose jobs after sell-off

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/oct/09/royal-mail-warns-thousands-job-losses Company spokesman indicates substantial job losses following controversial privatisation of 500-year-old institution Royal Mail has warned that thousands of postal workers will lose their jobs following its controversial privatisation. On Tuesday the 500-year-old national institution saw unprecedented demand for … Continue reading

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Fury at Bully Hunt’s NHS Pay Rise Snub

http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-7b46-Fury-at-bully-Hunts-NHS-pay-rise-snub#.UlT7oS1XnWd Health Secretary keen to axe 1 per cent increase Unions laid into Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt yesterday for wanting to ditch a miserly 1 per cent pay increase for hard-working NHS staff. The GMB accused him of “berating and … Continue reading

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Tory marginal MPs facing electoral axe because of NHS crises in their patch

http://www.opendemocracy.net/rachael-maskell/tory-marginal-mps-facing-electoral-axe-because-of-nhs-crises-in-their-patch by Racheal Maskell New research from Unite union predicts that the fate of 11 Tory MPs at the 2015 election could be strongly influenced by the rising tide of public concern about the state of the NHS in their areas. … Continue reading

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Tories are out …  

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Child poverty UK

http://www.cpag.org.uk/child-poverty-facts-and-figures Child poverty facts and figures There are 3.5 million children living in poverty in the UK today. That’s 27 per cent of children, or more than one in four.1 There are even more serious concentrations of child poverty at a local … Continue reading

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Gagging Bill attack on democracy

The Gagging Bill is having it’s second reading today. Despite claims by the government that it has addressed concerns, the bill is still an assault on democratic campaigns while failing to address commercial and corporate lobbying .

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UK politics news review

Some Tory MP accuses UK Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron of being “a chambermaid” to UK Liberal-Democrat Conservative Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. Interesting and revealing that chambermaids still exist. Archbishop Desmond Tutu refuses to be associated with Tony Blair … Continue reading

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NHS news review : ConDem scum withdraw claim that they are privatising the NHS

Conservative election poster 2010 The UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat(Conservative) coalition government – the ConDems’ – brutal attack on the National Health Service continues. Update: Lansley does not withdraw the 49% cap on private patients. What’s going on? Did they do a … Continue reading

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