Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Great March

Saturday’s march in London was a chance for people to show how much they cared about their local services, their own jobs and those of the many thousands who work in the public sector. A chance to show the government … Continue reading

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Disastrous Unemployment Figures

The unemployment figures were announced yesterday and the headline figures were pretty disastrous for the Con Dem government: 2.5 million out of work (8% of the working age population) Highest numbers out of work for 17 years The number of … Continue reading

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Big Society: a return to the 19th century

This morning I had the rather dubious pleasure of attending a funding event which began with an address by a speaker on one of the Tories’ favourite phrases, ‘Big Society’. It struck me that the speaker could well have been … Continue reading

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