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Conferenece Day Three: Tying Children to the railway in the high street

Or at least that’s what it seemed like at the end of a long evening when three separate fringes (one on Children’s Mental Health, one on Railways, and one on Localism in the High Street) began to merge together. Dont … Continue reading

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Conference Day Two: Unions, Scotland and the fringe

I particularly wanted to attend this afternoon’s session, not only because of the Scottish report, but also because of the important debate on pension, and the contemporary motion submitted by the unions on the pension strike. Dave Prentis of UNISON … Continue reading

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A British Landesbank to revitalise our regions

It was once said that England is a nation of shopkeepers. While the industrial revolution has changed that, what is true is that it is small businesses – called SMEs – which are the foundation of the British economy.  It … Continue reading

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High Speed Now

One of the things that I have been calling for over the last 30+ years is much greater investment in the rail system. But surely now, with the deficit as high as it is, with the economy having shrunk by … Continue reading

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