With the next General Election still some 16 months away, youth unemployment is an area receiving political attention across the spectrum. One if the recurring features of this topic is the taken-for-granted nature of Government intervention to address what are seen as unacceptable levels of out of work young people. 301 more words
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THE Labour Party says new data obtained from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) “reveals that the number of employees on zero-hours contracts has increased more than threefold since 2010 and is more than double what the Government has recently claimed.” 179 more words
A ‘Keeping in Touch’ leaflet from Labour Councillor Seán Ó hArgáin who is running in Kilkenny City West for a seat on Kilkenny County Council. 10 more words
Matt McCarten has joined Labour as the leader, David Cunliffe’s, chief of staff. If I hated elections and thought they were just a distraction designed to dupe the poor, then I would be worried cause Matt might just be able to get some of the 800,000 to 1 million non-voters interested in voting again, writes… 762 more words
Elvis beats Nick, Northern LibDems in death-bed conversion, Dave wants to be liked - just another week in British politics
It’s a funny old world sometimes, British politics.
Over the last few days the Bus Pass Elvis party beat the LibDems into fifth place in Nottingham; it’s emerged that the Tories have paid for ads on Facebook to increase the number of ‘Likes’ David Cameron gets; and the Northern LibDem MPs have seen the – electoral – error of their ways and claim they are concerned about the effect of Coalition policies on the North/South gap. 418 more words