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The Tories have cut tax credits and social housing and called it a war on poverty.

Credit where it’s due: David Cameron, a Tory prime minister leading the most right-wing party since the 1980s, has committed his government to abolishing poverty, inequality and discrimination. 1,139 more words

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Experience of #TakeBackMCR

The following was written by Mark Holcroft | @MarkHolcroft

I’m a Labour Party member, although not very active I’m afraid. I took part in the demonstration on Sunday with my wife, and two children, and our dog. 397 more words

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Gimme shelter

I haven’t lived in very many homes, but I’ve covered pretty much all kinds of housing. I’ve lived in very poor quality shared places, rented from shitty, shifty private landlords, in council houses, housing association properties and owned my own home.  1,001 more words

What we learned from the Tory conference

David Cameron’s speech finishes up the Conservative Party’s conference in Manchester – so what did we learn this week?

1. The leadership contest is well underway… 625 more words

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Tories manage to alienate hundreds of thousands of people

So it seems that the aim of the Tory conference in Manchester was for the Tories and their supporters to look down on and anger a large number of the general public. 31 more words

TORY TAX CREDITS FOR THE RICH THEY FORGOT TO MENTION #TAXCREDITS

Well-off Toff George Osborne loves trampling on the poor and rewarding his wealthy pals. Slashing tax credits for the working low-waged means a part-timer on 7 grand a year – swanky George’s annual breakfast bill – will see income plummet by £1300. 187 more words

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