The conflagration in Syria is in danger of sucking in the great powers.
“The proportion of people saying they were satisfied with the way the NHS is run has fallen from 70 per cent in 2010 to 58 per cent last year – the biggest drop recorded since the survey began almost 30 years ago.
Manufacturing’s strong rallying out of the 2008 recession, was killed stone dead at the turn of 2011, as effects of the government’s economic policies kicked in.
The Taxpayers’ Alliance’s tax plans involve cutting state spending to 33% – which is ludicrous.
Multinationals are using overseas subsidiaries to avoid paying tax – George Osborne is relaxing the rules to make the shifty manouevre easier to perform.
David Cameron may have to spend the next three years courting voters to his right, increasingly distant from mainstream Britain.
The roots of the co-operative movement lie in providing an alternative to unscrupulous providers; it was made for the fight against the energy oligopoly.
Will consumers make it worth employers’ investment in the Living Wage, by shifting their custom to those who pay decent wages?
According to NIESR’s report this morning, persistently weak demand is maintaining high unemployment, and may lead to a permanently higher rate of joblessness.