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Rich and Getting Richer

Rich and Getting Richer

  • May 19, 2014
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For the last five years we have heard a great detail of rhetoric from British politicians about the ‘tough choices’ that the financial crisis has imposed upon the nation.   Again and again we heard that this crisis affected everyone equally, and that all of us were rowing together, like it says in the Eton...

Pulling Together: Statistics

  • June 22, 2012
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Back in October 2010, in his first speech to a Tory party conference as PM, Cameron famously exhorted his party and the nation: ‘Come on: let’s pull together. Let’s come together. Let’s work together in the national interest.’

In his speech Cameron invoked his pet Big Society scheme or ‘passion’, as he sometimes referred to it,...

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