Category Archives: Unemployment

Clegg: "We must be bolder on fairer taxes but we’re winning the argument"

Nick Clegg was interviewed by Andrew Marr this morning and, as has become my tradition, I’ve tweeted my way through it and preserved my commentary for you all to read. He came across very well in the interview. You see, … Continue reading

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Youth unemployment figures highlight need for more college places – support Willie Rennie’s campaign

Hardly a day goes by at the moment without me hearing about some friend or family member’s job being in danger. Knowing what I know about the welfare system in this country, I am fully aware that it doesn’t provide … Continue reading

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>Scary news for Scotland as unemployment figures released

>I wrote last month about my concerns about a new north south divide developing after the unemployment figures for Scotland continued to rise while we see a small fall in the rest of the UK. This month the situation is … Continue reading

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