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National living wage – not good for all

Congratulations George, on a clever budget that wrong-footed an already weak Labour Party and cheered up our normally fractious and disputatious Conservative MPs.  However, I am afraid it is not all good news for potential supporters.  A national living wage … Continue reading

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The irony of health and social care

David Cameron has upped the election stakes over NHS funding by guaranteeing to fund the £8 billion deficit the NHS is predicting. Labour are struggling to follow suit. Inevitably, the Liberals have already committed, knowing they will never form a … Continue reading

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Cameron caves in on care?

Newspaper headlines suggest Cameron and Clegg have listened to arguments about accepting the Dilnot Commission proposals for funding social care. This is despite serious opposition from the Treasury to the £1.7 billion pa bill for this policy shift.  There is … Continue reading

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