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Nobody’s a winner!

Nobody’s a winner!

Daniel Pryor November 20, 2012 4

  It doesn’t take much to realise that using taxpayers’ money to raise the price of food is bad economics. Yet this is precisely the premise of the Common Agricultural Policy, a system of

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Living with Welfare State

Living with Welfare State

Backbencher November 19, 2012 2

Stephen Morris,   The welfare state – It is the most ridiculous manifestation of the noblest cause.  It has become the whipping post of the self-righteous populist and synonymous with waste, excess, recklessness and

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Why Free Schools are the Future

Why Free Schools are the Future

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 19, 2012 5

Britain has always had a strong reputation when it comes to education. Parents from across the globe want their children to be brought up with British values and a thirst for knowledge. Yet the

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Cameron & Co wise up to international aid, but not enough is being done.

Cameron & Co wise up to international aid, but not enough is being done.

Alex MacDonald November 19, 2012 9

  Justine Greening’s recent decision to reduce the foreign aid programme in India comes as welcome news to this website. According to the headlines, £200 million is to be reduced by 2015 to a

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Lauren In London: Winter Magic At Somerset House

Lauren In London: Winter Magic At Somerset House

Backbencher November 17, 2012 2

I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for a long time. A whole year in fact, because this is the weekend that Somerset House opens its ice rink for the Christmas period. Now I’ll

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We Need Proper Defence Cuts

We Need Proper Defence Cuts

Lee Jenkins November 17, 2012 4

  Britain needs to be a player in the world, and the world is a better place when Britain takes an active role. We have an armed forces other states can only dream of,

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The Schofield Disciplinary; a dose of what’s to come

The Schofield Disciplinary; a dose of what’s to come

Joe Ferris November 16, 2012 3

ITV announced yesterday that Philip Schofield would receive ‘disciplinary action’ for the now infamous ‘list of names’ stunt. Schofield handed the Prime Minister a list compiled from the Internet of alleged paedophiles related to

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Amazon should pay its taxes, but let’s just put it into perspective

Amazon should pay its taxes, but let’s just put it into perspective

Laveen Ladharam November 16, 2012 5

Amazon should pay its taxes, but let’s just put it into perspective Monday saw Margaret Hodge telling the Starbucks Executive that ‘he was immoral’ for his company avoiding tax in the UK. Revelations have

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Top West End Theatre Shows For The Whole Family This Christmas

Top West End Theatre Shows For The Whole Family This Christmas

Backbencher November 16, 2012 2

Whether you’re eight or 80, London’s West End has got something to put a smile on your face this Winter. Here’s our guide to finding the perfect show for your little terrors, theatre loving

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Online Dating Meets Offline Wining And Dining

Online Dating Meets Offline Wining And Dining

Backbencher November 16, 2012 4

What happens when online dating meets offline wining and dining? Meet nibblr, the latest trend in ‘social dining’ to hit London, tapping into the UK’s trend for everything food related online. I was lucky

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