Ministers either don't know about the devastating impact of their policies in areas like Neath or just don’t care.
Raiding £500m from the health and schools budgets to fund defence might please Tory MPs but the voters won't like it.
The number of people who received emergency food aid rose to 346,992 in 2012-13, up from 128,697 the previous year.
In his NS article, Blair says Labour is right to reject the argument that it "created" the crisis by overspending.
Thatcher squeezed public services but high unemployment meant spending rose by an average of 1.1% a year.
The Chancellor's decision to exploit the public grief over the deaths of the Philpott children in order to make the case for cutting welfare is political opportunism at its worst.
440,000 families will lose £16.90 a week as they are hit by both the bedroom tax and cuts to council tax support.
David Cameron has already outlined the draconian cuts a Conservative majority government would make.
A rare speech from the submarine Chancellor as more than 118,000 people challenge his cabinet colleague to live on £53 a week.
The "bedroom tax", the new Poll Tax and the 1% cap on benefit increases will squeeze the poor as never before.