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Public-Sector Pay: Who is saying what and why?

Public-Sector Pay: Who is saying what and why?

Richard Marshall July 17, 2017 0

Suddenly in recent weeks, the issue of public sector pay has arisen again and has produced conflicting messages from the Cabinet and leading MP’s. But who is saying what, why and if anything what

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A Billion Pounds we never knew we had!

A Billion Pounds we never knew we had!

Richard Marshall June 30, 2017 1

Allow me to crave your indulgence for just a minute to imagine a political scenario. What you must conjure up in your mind is an image of a woman, lets call her the Prime

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Young People Are Voting: Get used to it, get over it!

Young People Are Voting: Get used to it, get over it!

Richard Marshall June 25, 2017 0

On a train journey back from London last week, I overheard a conversation between two elderly pensioners which upset me, and so I decided to respond with this article. For years, British politics has

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The Economics of the ‘Underclass’

The Economics of the ‘Underclass’

Richard Marshall June 13, 2017 0

Poverty: the norm of the third world and the scourge of the first. In Britain, it conjurers images of economic deprivation, homelessness and empty plates. But what does the term ‘underclass’ bring to mind?

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The Slow March towards a ‘One Party State’…

The Slow March towards a ‘One Party State’…

Richard Marshall May 23, 2017 0

‘The Hate rose to its climax. The voice of Goldstein had become an actual sheep’s bleat, and for an instant the face changes into that of a sheep… But in the same moment, drawing

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Is the New Funding Formula Fair? Education Funding in Focus

Is the New Funding Formula Fair? Education Funding in Focus

Richard Marshall April 23, 2017 0

The recent announcement of a new Schools Funding Formula (SFF) has resulted in much controversy at both Westminster and in schools throughout the country. The government has, in the face of strong criticism from

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