- RT @IsolatedBrit: “Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible” George Orwell 3 hours ago
- RT @sib313: Just because Corbyn was a better than expected campaigner doesn't mean his manifesto was any good: medium.com/@dijdowell… 3 hours ago
- RT @nontolerantman: I photoshopped a portrait of Hitler into the background of this photo please RT so one day it accidentally gets used in… 3 hours ago
- @SimonMagus @LisaMuggeridge And your sister knows it. 3 hours ago
- RT @lionelbarber: MUST READ by my brave buddy PETER BRUCE: The price of writing about the Guptas in South Africa businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/col… vi… 3 hours ago
- RT @francesbarber13: I will like @acgrayling continue to scream blue murder against Brexit until the cows come home. When we are destitute,… 3 hours ago
- RT @nickreeves9876: Who would sacrifice EU citizenship for life in a country we now know could turn on us at any moment? https://t.co/ew1vg… 3 hours ago
- It's a bugger that democracy thing. twitter.com/garystreeterSW… 3 hours ago
- As ever, @faisalislam gets to report on the great affairs of state. twitter.com/faisalislam/st… 3 hours ago
- Another good 'un from @Wonkypolicywonk on the neutering of employment protection. labourpainsblog.com/2017/06/09/fee… 4 hours ago
- Those red Tories eh? twitter.com/JamesDMorris/s… 1 day ago
- RT @resfoundation: What has happened to public sector pay since 2001? Several phases to the pay squeeze over the last decade https://t.co/p… 1 day ago
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Monthly Archives: April 2014
“Britain is coming back,” said George Osborne, after the first GDP estimate for this year showed another quarter of 0.8 percent growth. It’s better news than we have had for years and the ONS press release was suitably upbeat too, pointing out … Continue reading
Eric Pickles chose St.George’s Day to announce the restoration of England’s traditional counties. He’s not actually suggesting a re-organisation of local government, of course. He’s just suggesting that councils put up county signs along the old boundaries and start using … Continue reading
I take a break for a week or so and lots of people publish stuff about self-employment. Even the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee were discussing it earlier this month, describing it as a “striking feature” of the UK’s labour market … Continue reading
The UK will grow faster in 2014 than any of the other major economies, the International Monetary Fund said last week. It gave George Osborne something to crow about and the chance to have a dig at the IMF for its … Continue reading
Last week there was an almighty row about people taking pictures of women eating on the Tube and posting them on Facebook. Going by the media and Twitter commentary, everybody seemed to agree that this was a Bad Thing. Even the BBC Breakfast presenters … Continue reading
Ben Dellot started something when he suggested that there might be more self-employed workers than public sector employees by 2018. Number of self-employed and public sector workers 2010 -2020 Rob Grant pitched in, saying he reckons that London has already gone past … Continue reading