It’s important that the Government does more to publicise the fact that people can apply for an advance on their benefits with a repayment period of six months.
It was the former Prime Minister himself who presided over the drawing up of the Article 50 process from which there is no known means of resiling.
“We’re badly trailing in the polls. Corbyn’s up and you’re down. You hired me to get things done and tell you how I see it. Here goes.”
Governments are not re-elected in gratitude for past achievements. It is our plan for the future which will decide the next election.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Corbyn’s Michael Foot tribute act gives the Conservatives the potential to secure a landslide by winning over the patriotic working-class vote.
A new study shows that paying a living wage is good for employees, and that it’s proving to make good business sense too.
Addressing their concerns is not only the right thing to do – it is also electorally sound in the long run.
And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.
The second piece in our pre-Budget series on how to eliminate the structural deficit.
Children lose out, and there’s a knock-on elder care, too.
It should be used to pay for what we owe in our pensions and benefits system – and thus provide more inter-generational justice.
A lot has changed since 2010. The Autumn Statement should reflect the new financial and political reality.
Sadly, it was not uncommon to see people arrive in court who had stolen in order to get the food that they and their family needed to survive.
Who wrote the chapter in the political rule book where it says you can’t care for folk and be a Tory?