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The most likely scenario in 2015 is a hung-parliament. Policymakers should be considering how they deal with that reality.
The Tories are claiming credit for a fall in violent crime that mostly occurred under Labour.
Just two Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) MPs turned up to vote against the bedroom tax in the House of Commons earlier today after a prosal to repeal the tax was put forward by Labour MP Ian Lavery.
Writing in today’s Guardian, Zoe Williams has interpreted the ban as yet another way of demonising poor parents.
Away from the rarefied atmosphere of Davos, the reality of tackling inequality is not at all palatable to elements of the UK’s business community.
So did the 50p rate of tax – introduced by Alistair Darling in 2009 – really raise a “statistically insignificant” sum, as the Independent’s editorial put it?
I won’t be playing the world’s smallest violin for those affected by the proposed 50p tax rate, and neither should you.
Labour has held the seat of Cowdenbeath in a Scottish Parliamentary by-election sparked by the death in November of the sitting MSP, Helen Eadie.