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The impact of Gove’s reforms on teachers’ everyday working lives

A glimpse into the everyday lives of teachers, looking at the attitudes of teachers towards action taken by the NUT that did not include strike action.

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How the coalition is breaking the NHS

Alex Hern reports on the release of the new report on the NHS reforms, Breaking the NHS

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What kind of “civil disobedience” tactics will the unions use?

Unions have promised the biggest campaign of “civil disobedience” ever seen – but what kind of tactics might they be considering?

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The two faces of NHS reform

Health minister Lord Howe told private healthcare execs the NHS reforms create “genuine opportunities” for the private sector to take over large chunks of the NHS.

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Baroness Williams: Coalition “bewitched by a flawed US system”

Shirley Williams still has “huge concerns” over the coalition’s NHS reforms, and says ministers have been “bewitched” by the “flawed” US healthcare system.

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Is Lord Tebbit a Stalinist? Top Tory seems to think so

A Tory MP and backer of Lansley’s NHS bill, given a platform at Conservative Home, has said that those opposing the reforms are tantamount to Stalinists.

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Lib Dems *will* deliver significant changes to NHS reforms

Andrew Lansley’s misguided NHS reforms that the Health and Social Care Bill look set to be recommitted to Parliament, writes Dr Prateek Buch of the Social Liberal Forum.

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Osborne wants a future where bosses can hire and fire at will

George Osborne’s announcement yesterday of a review of employment law forms part of the biggest assault on workers’ rights in a generation, writes Dave Prentis.

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Business rate reforms risk hurting poorest areas hardest

The government’s proposed business rate reforms risk hurting some of Britain’s poorest areas the hardest, writes Anna Turley, deputy director of the New Local Government Network.

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Will Lansley listen to Patient Opinion?

Andrew Lansley said: “Patients must have more say and more choice.” Patient Opinion succeeds in giving them more say; the only question is: will the government listen?

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