Monthly Archives: August 2014

Exclusive: British company faces investigation for accepting Guantanamo contract – Home News – UK – The Independent

Originally posted on Britain Isn't Eating:
Exclusive: British company faces investigation for accepting Guantanamo contract – Home News – UK – The Independent.

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ukip, @DouglasCarswell, the National Minimum Wage & Tax ‘Cuts’ #Clacton #ClactonByElection

Originally posted on The ramblings of a former DWP Civil Servant …:
Nigel Farage recently announced that he would take all those on the National Minimum Wage out of Income Tax. On the surface that sounds like a bold move. On…

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Homelessness in England rises a shocking 26% under Tory Lib Dem coalition

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
(not satire – it’s the UK today!) Statutory homelessness in England has gone up by a massive 26% since Cameron and Clegg’s coalition government came to power. And the number of people sleeping rough in London…

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Low-paid Britain: ‘People have had enough. It’s soul destroying’

Originally posted on The lovely wibbly wobbly old lady:
Reposted from Guardian Society. Yes, they have jobs … but the five people featured below are typical of millions who have no security, no holiday or sick pay, limited hours, and…

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‘More or Less’ on the ESA deaths: MORE stupidity, LESS accuracy | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2014/08/31/more-or-less-on-the-esa-deaths-more-stupidity-less-accuracy/

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Benefits Street: Kingston Road residents urged to quit controversial TV show by MP

Originally posted on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR:
Stockton residents being filmed for Benefits Street are being urged by their MP to quit the controversial TV show. Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham has written to every resident of Kingston Road…

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Best of US news networks geography fails

Originally posted on alittleecon:
? This photo just popped up on my timeline. It’s got to be either photo-shopped or the graphics guy taking the piss right? US news networks do have a reputation for not really knowing where stuff is…

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5 tell-tale signs that you’re a child of the 70s! | The Evening Harold

http://eveningharold.com/2014/08/31/5-tell-tale-signs-that-youre-a-child-of-the-70s/

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Will Jim Murphy be prosecuted for wasting police time?

Originally posted on WORKERS UNITED:
Did Jim Murphy set up his so-called assault? Why won’t Jim Murphy make an official complaint to the police about the man who threw an egg at him? All supporters of Yes Scotland are happy…

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New Statesman | Iain Duncan Smith: “Been there, done that” on £53 a week. He hasn’t

Originally posted on Britain Isn't Eating:
New Statesman | Iain Duncan Smith: “Been there, done that” on £53 a week. He hasn’t.

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