Monthly Archives: July 2015

Ignore the mudslinging – Corbyn would be a sound option for Labour

The contest for the next leader of the Labour Party is in danger of becoming interesting. Jeremy Corbyn is increasingly stealing the show – perhaps because he is the only one saying anything of substance. The other candidates seem to … Continue reading

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Budget 2015: cuts to make Daily Mail readers wince, but not just yet

George Osborne is preparing to deliver the first Tory budget since 1996. He will proclaim the success of the government’s “long-term economic plan” and will use this as a platform to launch a radical reduction of welfare expenditure. But repeatedly … Continue reading

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