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Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

January 26, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

We’ve witnessed the growth of programmes such as ‘Benefits and Proud’; ‘Benefits Britain and Skint’ – if only there was an NTA award for the programme that made Britain angriest. “And the WINNER is…’Benefit Street” – achieving most complaints to both OfCom and the police.” Every single hour of airtime is achieving […]

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Why is the UK’s title as ‘the financial centre of the world’ under threat from EU legislation?

July 30, 2013 5:47 pm0 comments
Why is the UK’s title as ‘the financial centre of the world’ under threat from EU legislation?

EU Legislation The Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) has sparked controversy amongst financial players and politicians following a proposal of cutting remuneration, which is said to be the strictest limits on payouts in Europe. The directive forms part of the CRD IV package which was implemented in July 2011 to address […]

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10 Reasons Why George Osborne Shouldn’t Be Chancellor.

March 8, 2013 3:10 pm5 comments
10 Reasons Why George Osborne Shouldn’t Be Chancellor.

I know we shouldn’t blame all of our economic woes on the haughty George Osborne, but someone’s got to own up: 1. He told us that the most important thing is that we keep our triple A credit rating and now we have lost it. So he has failed. For […]

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“Let them eat…tinned food?!”

December 20, 2012 11:30 am0 comments
“Let them eat…tinned food?!”

At a time of great austerity, you’d be forgiven for looking for ways to cut our national expenditure. Yet, of all the suggestions made since the current worldwide economic downturn began to unleash its vicious grip, the suggestion made by Conservative MP Alec Shelbrooke is probably the most ludicrous. In […]

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