Tag Archives: Welfare cuts

Dear Mr. IDS

Dear Ian, I was reading today about your plans to make people on ESA work ten hours a week at something they are able to do for at least 10 hours a week or risk losing their benefits. I sighed … Continue reading

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Whose Budget? Not Ours.

It is traditional for the chancellor to have a whisky as he delivers his budget. A stiff drink for someone bearing glad tidings. I hope it was water and not vodka Osbourne was knocking back though perhaps it was a … Continue reading

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The Day Before the budget.

There has been cause for celebration this week. The people of Greece voted for an end to austerity being enforced on them. Austerity, capitalism’s weapon against the poor and let’s be clear a war is being waged on the poor, … Continue reading

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Other People’s Children. Lest We Forget.

I have the most extraordinary, caring friendsi n the world. We all come from different backgrounds, don’t always have the opportunity to meet but we are always there for each other. This is because our paths have crossed due to … Continue reading

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