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Conference Day Four: Financial exclusion

This morning’s breafast included a large plate of financial exclusion, with a side helping of Labour success being replaced with a desert of coalition cuts. This fringe was sponsored by DEMOS, the think tank, along with the Friends Provident Foundation. … Continue reading

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Renewables and Fuel Poverty

The SNP have said that they will increase the target of renewable generation in Scotland to 100% by 2020. The previous target, of 80%, was also considered tough, but can we really reach 100%? Continue reading

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The deficit is the number one priority

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard “Reducing the deficit is the number one priority”. I’m all for cutting waste and inefficiency – I see enough of it in the day job – but the cuts announced … Continue reading

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