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Vote UKIP, get [insert party name]

Godfrey Bloom1j

There is a 1 in 3 chance that someone elected as a UKIP MEP will no longer be a party member by the time of the next election.

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Opinion: In defence of the #NoMakeUpSelfie

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Patrick English argues that criticisms of the #NoMakeUpSelfie campaign are misplaced and we should support a movement which is doing so much good.

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Tackling the productivity orthodoxy to boost pay

Millions of working people find themselves working harder for less. We need to rebalance our economy.

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Should human rights outweigh religious rights?

We were invited to argue the case for the proposition on The Big Questions last Sunday.

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The government must recognise gambling can cause serious harm

Councils who do not want more betting shops in their communities should have the power to turn them down.

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What the UK can do about corruption in the global South

Western countries are effectively giving corrupt people and companies the tools to steal from their citizens.

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PISA panic – being honest about what PISA really shows

Every three years the education world is thrown into turmoil as the media report findings from the latest PISA study.

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Green jobs: are they really too good to be true?

A summary of why it seems like green investment and jobs could solve all (ok, almost all) our problems.

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A raise in minimum wage is welcome, but it’s not the best we can do

Ed Miliband’s pledge to “strengthen” the minimum wage in certain sectors is a step in the right direction, but it’s not the most effective way to reduce inequality.

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Government projections fall short of climate change targets

This week’s release of new ‘Energy and Emissions Projections’ from the government highlights some major concerns with the UK’s electricity policies.

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