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Posts Tagged: Welfare
The leading addiction expert Dr Robert Lefever says the Government’s proposal is right.
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The economy’s doing well, but productivity levels are still to recover from the recession. Should we care?
Linking benefits to the Local Housing Allowance would produce a better-targeted, more flexible and generally lower welfare limit than currency policy permits.
And, happily, it’s starting to get it from charities operating in conjunction with the Church of Scotland.
Large numbers of unemployed clamaints remain on benefits because they are too choosy in the jobs they are willing to do.
The months before an election hold great temptation to make rash and unworkable promises that come back to haunt us. Let’s try something else.
I’ve seen first hand the contribution that this generation of young Poles is making to Britain – just as an earlier one did during the Battle of Britain.
A flawed constitutional settlement and dysfunctional political culture combine to ensure that Ulster remains a problem for London.
Bearing down on free bus passes, the winter fuel allowance and free TV licences might be symbolic – but it’s also important.
His proposals in his own words.
Yes, there is a plan for welfare restrictions. But no, there is nothing much on border control. Expectations have been raised that have thus not been met.
Politicians say that they’re concerned about the costs and implications of an elderly society. But, at the same, they’re making them worse.
The fundamental difference between us is that Labour seek to help people in poverty; the Conservatives seek to help people out of poverty.