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Tory Philosophy and the NHS (Zog Mack on Facebook)

March 24, 2016
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Tory Philosophy and the NHS (Zog Mack on Facebook)

Tories: “We pledge a 7 day week non-emergency NHS” Public: ***Yay let’s vote you in!!*** Jeremy: Right Dave, we’ve promised this 7-day NHS by 2020. To do this we rationally need more funding and more doctors. Dave: I’ll give you neither! Jeremy: Ah no worries, we’ll just decrease the doctors pay and increase their hours.…

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Osborne’s Tax Credit measures under attack from Newbies

October 21, 2015
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Osborne’s Tax Credit measures under attack from Newbies

Last night in the debate on the tax credit reforms being pushed through by George Osborne there was an unprecedented attack in the maiden speech from Cambridge MP Heidi Allen.  It is customary that a maiden speech is uncontroversial and introduces a new MP to…

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Agencies Panned for NHS Nursing Crisis

June 2, 2015
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Agencies Panned for NHS Nursing Crisis

Much of the media this morning is full of the financial problems the NHS is having and the government has the agencies that supply nurses clearly in it’s sights.  But who is really to blame? We do not have to look to far to find…

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Recovery is on line – but is the Economy Balanced?

September 11, 2013
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Recovery is on line – but is the Economy Balanced?

Some times things come to your attention that make you think – but that does not mean that there is a connection or cause and effect. Vince Cable warns of…

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Zero hours contracts – 21st Century Slavery?

August 17, 2013
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Zero hours contracts – 21st Century Slavery?

There is an emerging movement against the employment practices of an increasing number of employers who are using zero hour contracts with onerous clauses requiring exclusivity from their employees under…

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Is it all too serious for politicians to deal with?

March 18, 2013
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Is it all too serious for politicians to deal with?

Politics from Greek politikos “of, for, or relating to citizens”  Wikipedia Over the past week we have seen career politicians horse trading with each other over the Leveson inquiry and…

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