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22 May 2013
MPs' pay rise: £65,738 a year basic salary just isn't enough for our MPs. Not to mention their infamous expenses.
16 January 2013
For-profit schools: Up to now, academy chains have not been allowed to declare a profit directly out of the school budget, writes Martin Powell-Davies.
24 October 2012
1.6 million 20 to 40 year olds are living with their parents because they can't afford their own home. 41% of parents believe their children will never be able to get on the housing ladder...
10 October 2012
Who they are, What they Say and What they've done
54% Tory MPs went to fee paying schools
38% Tory MPs went to Oxbridge
27% Tory MPs have worked in finance (compared to 7% of the general population)...
29 August 2012
One person's tragedy...: In issue 730 of the Socialist, Iain Dalton reported on the world food crisis. But evidently, crops failing and the resulting unaffordable food prices and potential starvation isn't such a tragedy for everyone
11 July 2012
"The House of Lords is an unbelievably undemocratic institution" and an "appalling system of institutionalised corruption", writes Ken Douglas.
9 May 2012
iPads for MPs: Up to £660. That's how much the gadget of the moment, the iPad, will set you back. Months of hard saving for most of us - but not if you're an MP. 70 MPs have already claimed expenses for an iPad
1 February 2012
Recently, one acerbic political TV commentator, noting the lack-lustre response of the Labour leadership to the current crisis, asked: "What is the point of Labour?" To that cutting remark we might add more specifically, "And what is the point of Labour MPs?"...
4 January 2012
The real scroungers: Benefit scroungers are destroying our economy, right? All those greedy, lazy people living off the hard work of others? But as the website Political Scrapbook pointed out, the average benefit fraud amounts...
7 December 2011
The squeamish should look away now. With 'Murdochgate' ongoing, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has exposed further rotten sleaze at the top of government with claims from Bell Pottinger, a 'lobbying'...
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