Author Archives: James Bloodworth

Behind the headlines: Is it really a ‘shock’ drop in violent crime?

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Have we really witnessed a dramatic fall in violent crime because young people have stopped binge drinking? asks James Bloodworth.

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Labour should never take ethnic minority voters for granted

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If the Tories can shake off the nasty party image, there is ample evidence the party can build on the 16 per cent ethnic minority support they had in 2010, writes James Bloodworth.

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Government citing out of date figures in attempt to wriggle out of food bank shame

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The government is citing out of date figures in an attempt to wriggle out of its food bank shame, writes James Bloodworth.

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Cost of living crisis over? Three things the Tory press won’t tell you this week

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Recovery. What recovery? asks James Bloodworth.

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Unemployment down 77,000 to 2.24 million

Unemployment decreased by 77,000 between September 2013 and November 2013 to 2.33 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.9 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.

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A crisis made in Downing Street: one MILLION people visit food banks

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Almost one million people had to rely on a food bank for emergency food aid in the past year.

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Five signs the cost of living crisis is far from over

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Don’t believe the coalition hype. The so-called ‘cost of living crisis’ is far from over, writes James Bloodworth.

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Coalition Britain: a third of families living on the cusp of homelessness

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New figures from Shelter demonstrate just how precarious the economic recovery still is for many people.

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Why conservatives can’t be trusted on Russia

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Conservatives of all stripes increasingly can’t be trusted on what is potentially the biggest geo-political issue of our time, writes James Bloodworth.

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