Monthly Archives: April 2015

Greens Would Double Child Benefit And Save Disabled Persons Fund

Originally posted on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR:
The Green Party in government would double Child Benefit to £40 and reverse the closure of the Independent Living Fund. Speaking at an event in Bristol, deputy leader Amelia Womack said it’s “scandalous” that…

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State finances are not like a household or a maxed out credit card

Originally posted on Think Left:
 Prue Plumridge patiently explains to a Conservative MP the true nature of Osborneomics and their devastating impact on the UK’s economy and people. ? Dear Mr Whittingdale I would like to take up where we…

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Kick Out The Tories

Originally posted on UNEMPLOYED IN TYNE & WEAR:
? Kick Out The Tories – Newtown Neurotics As relevant now, sadly, as it was when first released in the early 1980s. Lets kick out the Tories the rulers of this land…

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Voters in marginals seek clampdown on corporate tax avoidance: FT reports ComRes poll finding

Originally posted on Political Concern:
“tax avoidance by large companies is morally wrong, even if it is legal”. ‘Gathering steam’ after years of work by the Tax Justice Network and other organisations, Vanessa Houlder in the Financial Times reports on…

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Supreme Court: no excuses, UK must comply with EU air pollution law

Originally posted on UK Human Rights Blog:
R (ClientEarth) v Secretary of State for Environment, Food &  Rural Affairs, Supreme Court, 29 April 2015, judgment here Bit of a history to this one, with 5 hearings so far. The short version…

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Why housing campaigns are flogging a dead house

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The Main Parties And The Election’s Forgotten Voters

Originally posted on Guy Debord's Cat:
At election time, politicians from the main parties (and UKIP) will repeat the mantra of low taxes and blah, blah, blah. There is a group of people whom these politicians always ignore, unless…

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To Ukip Supporters (because I’m bored of typing the same thing over and over)

Originally posted on sturdyblog:
Every time I express the opinion that Ukip policies – and the party at its inner core – are xenophobic or homophobic or racist or bigoted in some way, I get some Ukip supporter shouting YOU…

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Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was ‘a very bad move’

Originally posted on Benefit tales:
Cable admitted that the charges are deterring women from seeking compensation for unfair treatment in the workplace The number of workers taking cases to employment tribunals has dropped dramatically since the Government introduced fees of…

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#Labour and #Green candidates left off postal ballot papers | Vox Political

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2015/04/30/labour-and-green-candidates-left-off-postal-ballot-papers/

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