Since I left prison in 2011, the system has had £900m sucked out of it. No wonder officers are struggling to control drug use.
A bank transaction tax would win votes.
Activism is utterly impossible if you have no way of keeping track of your fellow activists and of forming even weak ties with them.
Beveridge and Attlee shaped their politics at Toynbee Hall, in the East End of London. As this beacon of social reform prepares to mark its 130th anniversary, we recall its role in the making of modern Britain and draw lessons for today.
The main lesson to take from George Osborne's pre-budget announcements this week is that the worst of austerity is yet to come.
Having already trimmed Whitehall of fat, the next government will be forced to cut into bone. But no party will utter this truth.
Plan to fund extra £2bn a year through future underspends means spending promise is "a con", says shadow chancellor.
There’s only so much twenty quid and a trip to Ikea can do.
An Autumn Statement for the few.
The Chancellor framed himself as a man who would take from the wealthy and give to the NHS.
The Autumn Statement performances today shows our political leaders on both sides should stop fixating reducing the deficit to zero.
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