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Jobs, homes and wages: Questions still to be answered

A Croydon-based economics commentator has issued a coruscating critique of the conference speech given in Manchester this week by Labour leader Ed Miliband, just months before his party faces an election which, if they win, will make him Prime Minister. … Continue reading

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Hard times make it right to give everyone the benefit

CROYDON COMMENTARY: The “reform” of social security, or “welfare” as the government terms it in its Americanised manner, is being used as an excuse to take money away from the poorest in society. But there must be a better way, … Continue reading

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