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Posts Tagged ‘cuts’

I used to think more cuts were the answer. But not any more

The Independent, December 6th 2012 Cut less to achieve more on debt and the deficit   Many people feel torn on big economic questions. The arguments are often complicated, so they look at the politicians on each side and back the ones they trust the most – or distrust the least. It’s comforting to be […]


What happens when even your supporters don’t believe in you?

The problem is that Ed Miliband is too clever for his own good


Not every pensioner needs a bus pass

These days, pensioners are no more likely to be poor than younger people


The perils of giving in to pester power

If ministers reward those who shout loudest, the cacophony will become unbearable