Month: November 2013

A Living Wage to Cut the Benefit Bill

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In the first half of this parliament the Tories destroyed Labour’s fragile post-recession recovery with excessive cuts and flat-lined the economy for three years. As a result they did pretty well in the polls. Post the omni-shambles budget they’ve been consistently behind, but not by much. It had seemed clear that when the recovery finally came, they would steam ahead and the public would reward them with another five years to cut away at the […]