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Our Common Endeavour

By the strength of our common endeavour, we achieve more than we achieve alone, so as to create for each of us the means to realise our true potential and for all of us a community in which power wealth … Continue reading

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Plus, More or Max?

The Yes campaign says that Better Together and the Noes need to come up with a positive vision for Scotland. I think that we already have plenty – I’ve seen at least two versions of “Devo Plus” and “Devo More”, … Continue reading

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Conference Day Two: Defence and the Economy

It was good to see that Labour are putting themselves on the front foot with regards to defence. Jim Murphy was right to say that the men and women in our armed forces, on the front lines are OUR people. … Continue reading

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We’re all this together (Part 3)

The coalition government announced in the autumn that they would force pension funds to uprate their benefits only in line with the Consumer Price Index, instead of the more widely used RPI. The CPI is a less well known method … Continue reading

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Housing-a bigger crisis than the deficit

On of the biggest changes to the way we live over the last 30 years has been the rising cost of housing. Today in 2010, many families are forced to have both parents go out to work, simply to make … Continue reading

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A cap on Benefits?

At the labour conference last week, Ed Miliband said that Labour will not oppose things we agree with, and a cap on benefits seems, at first to be something which every person can agree on. After all, why should someone … Continue reading

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Dont Lecture us on the economy Nick and Dave

I’m fed up with being lectured on the economy. And by people who either dont know the truth, or dont care. I agree that Labour didnt tell the truth at the last election. We didnt tell people what a great … Continue reading

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