- 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
- Has insecurity peaked?
- When trying to increase your pay was dangerous
- Is austerity over?
- The end of the Long 90s
- Brexit: Are we facing a workforce crunch?
- Pay attention business: politics is back!
- Employers: It’s your job to get migration down to 100,000
- The Red Tory moment
- AI: Still not clever enough to be allowed out on its own
- Tax and ‘the rich’
- Productivity: Why worry?
- The ‘we’ of slavery
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Monthly Archives: December 2014
Many people were dismayed to find out that Trumpton has an active UKIP branch and a number of other extreme parties. It’s not really surprising, though, because, like everywhere else, Trumptonshire has changed quite a bit in the last few decades. Camberwick Green … Continue reading
More weird stuff from the labour market. This chart from the OBR’s recent Economic and fiscal outlook shows how the wage distribution has shifted downwards over the last four years. Although, the number of people in work is higher than … Continue reading
In a piece on the death of liberalism last week, Ed West wrote: English liberalism….grew out of parliamentary tradition [and] a free market in land and labour… I wouldn’t normally take issue with a tangential line in an article which … Continue reading
New search button I keep getting emails and notes on Twitter asking me where to find posts I wrote months or even years ago. Proper bloggers tend to put things in categories but I never got round to it and it’s … Continue reading
The Treasury Select Committee were grilling the Office for Budget Responsibility last week. Rudely, by the sounds of it. Asa Bennett quoted this from OBR boss Robert Chote: Getting economic forecasting right is like “trying to pin a tail on a … Continue reading
I don’t know who is advising Ed Miliband but “public spending back to 1930s levels” wasn’t a good line. It’s true that the Conservative’s proposed cuts take public spending to its lowest percentage of GDP since the ONS records began … Continue reading