Some employers have been doing very nicely out of labour which puts up with low pay, poor conditions and little flexibility in their hours.
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“A society that does not judge you for where you come from or your background or how you live your life provided you do no harm to others that is the syncretic genius of our country.”
Plus: Economics is not enough, two lots of protesters (one in first class travel), and keeping fit at Party Conference.
Lord Ashcroft: The general election. How the Conservatives damaged their reputation for competence without gaining one for compassion.
Nearly everything believed to exercise Labour more than the Tories was also named more often as a priority for “me and my family” than for Britain as a whole.
They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
She says that it must end after Brexit.
May needs to demonstrate that Whitehall is prepared – deal or no deal. Crossing one’s fingers and hoping for transition is not an alternative, or shouldn’t be.
With the stakes as high as they are, the Tories need to throw the kitchen sink at the Opposition to drag themselves ahead in the polls.
Keima Allen: I came here after a natural disaster in an Overseas Territory. Hurricane Irma suggests that we’ve learned nothing since.
One way to ease their relocation to the UK would be to suspend the two-year Habitual Residence test on British Citizens living abroad.
Britain could flourish under the minimalist WTO-type settlement that seems to be his bottom line. But it is not the optimal outcome, and threatens a significant downside.
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.
The Defence Secretary adds that Blair “has got to get over it”.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Despite the lazy stereotypes, there’s a striking amount of common ground across partisan and referendum divides.
…Unlike Corbyn’s. Brexit this autumn 2) Henry Newman: When can we expect the next verse of Labour’s hokey-cokey?
Has anyone told Barry Gardiner about this latest change? Only last month, he wrote that staying in the Customs Union would be “a disaster”.