Working people in every region of the UK are significantly worse of in real terms since 2010, according to figures from the Labour Party.
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Food banks are simply one indication that the government is presiding over a shocking increase in poverty and deprivation. There are many more.
Yesterday the Labour Housing Group published its long-awaited ‘One Nation Housing Policy’ paper – ’50 Policies for Labour’ – beginning the process of providing Labour with a coherent housing strategy for the next General Election.
Payday lending has historically been referred to as fringe banking in the United States, but you couldn’t deny it’s anything other than big business today.
Two thirds of the public are opposed to the government’s sell off of Royal Mail, with over a third ‘strongly opposed’, according to a new YouGov poll.
It is increasingly obvious that citizens worldwide are becoming disenchanted and disengaged with established government. This has been manifest in various forms of political and economic meltdown.
Later today ministers will announce the final details of plans for the privatisation of Royal Mail.
There has always been one asset the Conservative party has had over Labour since Margaret Thatcher’s election in 1979, and that is the sheer ruthlessness of their convictions.
This week the government launched a consultation into their proposal to require private landlords to check the immigration status of their tenants.
There has been considerable furore over the fake psychometric ‘test’ the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been forcing jobseekers to use under the threat of ‘sanction’ (immediate loss of benefits) since I revealed it in April and the Guardian newspaper published its own account of the story at the beginning of May.