Middle class Corbynistas are more concerned with the rights of Palestinians than they are with working conditions to be found in an Amazon warehouse in Staffordshire.
“I understand that people enjoy righteous anger…but what’s alarming is the people who understand statistical distribution and who are going along with this.”
Plus: Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani meet at the Three Wise Monkeys Summit – hear no evil, see no evil…and evil. Guess which is which.
The Party has voluntarily released the data, to show it walks the walk, as well as talking the talk.
The old assumption that women were more likely to vote Conservative has been overturned – so the search is on for policies to restore it.
It might please nurses, but provokes new pay demands from teachers, doctors and soldiers. Nor would a hypothecated ‘NHS Tax’ make the issue go away.
The Chancellor should also support life-long learning through training vouchers, and offer tax breaks for politically independent trade unions.
It is wrong for those at the top to take advantage of the generosity of government, students, and other, far less well-remunerated, academic staff.
Voters aren’t focusing on the constitution, but on the SNP’s record in Government. We must be ready to capitalise on this by telling then the truth.
The Government must do much more to promote universities, apprenticeships and FE colleagues equally to ensure that young people get the skills they need.
Its awards consume roughly a quarter of public spending. It is hard to see where the tax hikes or spending scaleback to fund them will come from if the Chancellor sticks to his guns.