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The Growing Importance Of The Party Leader

The Growing Importance Of The Party Leader

Lee Jenkins November 15, 2012 7

  As any economist and cultural observer will tell you, although we do a lot of trade with the US, it’s not a partnership of equals. Sure, we’ve got them hooked on Downton Abbey

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‘Fad Nad’ Dorries: How celebrity can go to an MP’s head

‘Fad Nad’ Dorries: How celebrity can go to an MP’s head

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 8, 2012 5

Nadine Dorries’ constituents are to go unrepresented for a month while the Conservative MP jets off to Australia (on a free business-class flight) to take part in a reality TV show. She will miss

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The Heseltine Prescription: Forward To The Past

The Heseltine Prescription: Forward To The Past

Michael St George November 2, 2012 4

Students of late-20th century political history, or anyone seeking a flavour of the prevailing politico-business philosophy of the 1960s and 1970s, could do a lot worse than examine Lord Heseltine’s report “No Stone Unturned

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The Coming Welfare Fudge

The Coming Welfare Fudge

Lee Jenkins October 17, 2012 2

As readers will recall, I recently spoke about what was a dreary conference season. For you Johnny Come Lateleys, the link is here. Unlike UKIP who were in buoyant mood and showing off gains

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The problem of and solution to National Debt

The problem of and solution to National Debt

Olly Neville October 2, 2012 0

Evidence shows when Government debt is over 90% of GDP growth slows dramatically http://www.nber.org/digest/apr10/w15639.html The UK official national debt keeps plenty of items such as unfunded public sector pension schemes off the books and

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Think-Tank ‘Demos’ finds in survey that most want welfare reform.

Think-Tank ‘Demos’ finds in survey that most want welfare reform.

Alex MacDonald October 1, 2012 2

A survey from the Think tank ‘Demos’, found that an overwhelming amount of the public supported state controls on how people spend their benefits.   ‘Whilst 6 in 10 people (59%) agreed the government

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