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- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Today is Michaelmas, one of the old quarter days when taxes and payments were due. Until 1752 it was the mid-point of the year. Michaelmas was the end of the harvest period and, therefore, a day when annual and quarterly agricultural contracts were renewed. … Continue reading
This week’s Mandy Rice-Davies award goes to a study which found ‘substantial’ religious discrimination in the workplace. The evidence? Religious people told the researchers they had been discriminated against. What sort of discrimination did they suffer? [The research] also found new examples … Continue reading
The Conservative Party ‘does God’, says Eric Pickles, contrasting the ethos of his government with the famous “We don’t do God” quote from Labour’s Alistair Campbell. His article stresses the importance of Christianity and, implicitly, backs the right of Nadia Eweida … Continue reading
In what some are seeing as a veiled challenge to David Cameron, Boris Johnson has attacked the trade unions. He is demanding a 50 percent threshold for strike ballots, further restrictions on picketing and, effectively, the banning of all-out strikes in ‘essential’ … Continue reading
Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Bishop of Rochester, seems a bit confused. He’s complaining about the ‘human rights agenda’ while, at the same time, backing Christians who are bringing court cases under human rights law. Let’s imagine, for a moment, a … Continue reading