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Thanks to George Osborne work is about to pay less

10 July 2015 17:24

In his Budget, the Chancellor claimed that ‘those currently on the minimum wage will see their pay rise by over a third this Parliament, a cash increase for a full… Continue reading

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In defence of Kirstie Allsopp, feminist

3 June 2014 15:20

Kirstie Allsopp was yesterday quoted in the Telegraph saying that women should shun university in favour of buying a flat and having babies. If she had a daughter, she would… Continue reading

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Don Paterson interview

27 July 2012 13:10

Don Paterson was born in 1963 in Dundee. He moved to London in 1984 to work as a jazz musician, and eventually began to write poetry. In 1993, Faber published… Continue reading

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The Jubilee stewards scandal reveals the flaws of the Work Programme

8 June 2012 10:30

It all seemed innocent enough. I even found myself in the rain at Somerset House watching the river pageant (for the kids, you understand). The street party in my road… Continue reading