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23/11/17 The Budget #42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 23 Are you Taking the Piss?

Well, that was the Autumn budget – after teasing us with a variety of potential changes to Universal Credit, the chancellor, Philip Hammond finally settled on making the 42 day wait for Universal Credit into a 35 day wait for … Continue reading

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04/07/15 Walk a Mile Capitalism for beginners.

Snuggle down with a steaming mug of cocoa folks, this is going to be even more entertaining than Dr Sheldon Cooper’s ‘Fun with Flags’. That said, I think it’s important for us to prepare for Ozzie’s cornucopia of joy – … Continue reading

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16/03/15 Cleggers plays pop…or Nick Clegg offers the earth…again

I’m sure I’m not the only person who remembers the statement from our deputy Prime Minister shortly after he’d got his feet under his desk in the cabinet. A statement that came months after he’d given the country hope – … Continue reading

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12/12/13 Outsourcing Parliament

The words ‘outsourcing’, ‘putting out to tender’, ‘efficiency savings’ and ‘competitive’ are enough to bring out a cold sweat in many a private and/ or public sector worker. They know, oh too well, that this means – someone wants more … Continue reading

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