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20 May 2015
I recently wrote a letter to Mr Neil Carmichael, Stroud's Conservative MP, about my concerns surrounding A-level reform - but was fed an unsatisfactory automated response
19 May 2014
To join this club you have to possess a minimum of £85 million. That's right, it's the annual publication of the Sunday Times Rich List
24 April 2013
Unemployment: The Sunday Times Rich List is always a sickening read. A who's-who of Britain and Ireland's biggest exploiters, heirs and speculators - scroungers of the worst kind...
7 March 2013
The annual list of billionaires produced by Forbes Magazine has again seen records smashed by the world's hyper-rich, writes Matt Gordon.
5 September 2012
Underemployment: It's well known that the official unemployment figures hide the true extent of the jobs crisis in many ways...
13 June 2012
While YFJ calls for investment in job creation to solve unemployment others have different solutions, seeing the crisis as an opportunity to push their anti-worker agenda, writes Jeff Allen.
2 May 2012
"Those with the broadest shoulders will bear the largest load... we're all in this together." These, David Cameron's famous words to his first Conservative Party conference as prime minister, asked ordinary people to close their eyes to reality, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield.
18 April 2012
Oxford and Cambridge, universities of the elite, are "in revolt" against Chancellor George Osborne's plans to curb tax breaks the filthy rich gain from charitable donations, writes Pete Mason.
21 March 2012
Super rich suffer cash piles: It seems that 'Broke Britain' ain't so broke. Cash holdings of big companies in Britain are standing at £731 billion. That's cash sitting in banks not being invested because of 'lack of confidence...
16 March 2011
THE LATEST rich list produced by the Forbes magazine shows that the collective wealth of the world's 1,210 billionaires has reached a new record high of $4.5 trillion - up nearly $1 trillion on last year's total...
27 October 2010
TV review: A worker in Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and PCS union member comments on the recent Channel 4 Dispatches programme...
4 August 2010
MAJOR SHAREHOLDERS in HSBC will look forward to big dividends as Britain's biggest bank saw its profits almost double to £7.2 billion over the six months up to June...
2 June 2010
CHIEF TREASURY secretary David Laws, described as "a genius" by colleagues, inflicted £6.2 billion of cuts in public spending which will hit millions of people...
26 May 2010
CAMERON'S GOVERNMENT wants to cut public services drastically and make most people pay more through rising taxes (direct and indirect) to slash the deficit...
27 April 2010
THE ANNUAL Sunday Times rich list was published on 25 April. It shows that at a time when we are all being told to prepare for 'tough times ahead' and massive cuts in services, public spending and welfare...
3 February 2010
Record wealth gap: AFTER 13 years of Labour rule, the gap between the rich and the rest of us is now wider than at any time for nearly 70 years, a new 460-page report from the 'National Equality Panel', a group of academics, shows that the wealth of the richest 10% of Britain's population is now 100 times that of the poorest 10%, writes Dave Nellist, Coventry Socialist Party councillor.
29 April 2009
THE SUNDAY Times 'Rich List', the annual survey that estimates the minimum wealth of Britain's 1,000 richest people, is usually an exercise in licking the ruling class' boots, writes Roger Shrives.
15 October 2008
PETER MANDELSON, Baron of Foy and Hartlepool is now secretary of state for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and president of the Board of Trade...
9 July 2008
The 'Haves and Have Yachts' lead totally different lives to the rest of us. Last year an American journalist wrote a book about how the super-rich now live in their own world of gated mansions with butlers and servants, private schools and hospitals. He called this nation 'Richistan'...
23 April 2008
Tax cuts for the rich: Big business has received a corporation tax cut from 30p to 28p this month, down from 33p when New Labour was elected in 1997...
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