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Economics Round-Up Summer 2017

Economics Round-Up Summer 2017

Richard Marshall September 4, 2017 0

With parliament almost ready to return to Westminster after its summer brake, and many things having changed, or not as the case may be over the course of the last few months, now seems

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The Brexit Fallout: The Deepening Age Divide

The Brexit Fallout: The Deepening Age Divide

Richard Marshall August 2, 2017 1

Forget class war; age war is fast becoming the new reality of modern life. The grey-haired mob, who have voted continually for austerity in their own self-interest and for whom spitting on the grave

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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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The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

The Interest Rate: Will They, Won’t They?

Thomas Walker August 3, 2016 0

Hardly any time seems to have passed since the last time the Bank of England was gearing up to reveal its new interest rate. That time, of course, the BOE defied expectations and kept

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Entrepreneurs Will Thrive in Post-Brexit Britain

Entrepreneurs Will Thrive in Post-Brexit Britain

Sorcha Ni Bhuaigh July 15, 2016 0

The aftermath of the EU referendum has seen widespread panic and speculation from nearly every pro-Remain campaigner regarding the future of Britain’s economy. Recently, the German FDP party commissioned a London billboard saying “Dear

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Traders Await Interest Rate Announcement

Traders Await Interest Rate Announcement

Thomas Walker July 14, 2016 2

On Thursday 14 July the Bank of England will make its monthly interest rate decision. Normally a rate increase leads to the Pound gaining value against other currencies, as well as leading interest rates

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Britain has Voted for Freedom

Britain has Voted for Freedom

Thomas Walker June 24, 2016 0

Brexit is happening. We at The Backbencher see this as a triumph for freedom and democracy. The British people have demonstrated enormous intelligence and independent mindedness in disregarding the overwhelming narrative of fear and pessimism

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The EU Referendum is About the Future You Want to See

The EU Referendum is About the Future You Want to See

Matthew Cowley June 16, 2016 0

On Thursday the 23rd we have to make a decision which will affect all of our futures. The type of future we have as a nation will be determined by the decision we make.

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Shunning Sharia Law: A Commercially Infeasible Campaign

Shunning Sharia Law: A Commercially Infeasible Campaign

Backbencher June 5, 2014 0

The commercial opportunities of Sharia are only begining to be realised, and Britain in at the fore In April 2014, many Western celebrities, among them, former NBC Tonight Show Host Jay Leno and Virgin

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How To Smash The 6 Anti Immigrant Arguments

How To Smash The 6 Anti Immigrant Arguments

Lee Jenkins April 24, 2014 11

Immigration will be a topic at the front and centre of the European Elections, as well as a salient issue in next year’s General Election. Opponents of immigration have six common arguments at their

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