Tags » Coalition Government

Hard Evidence: has the coalition made pensioners better off?

Original post from The Conversation


Pull the other one. Carl Court/PA Wire

As a reader might infer from my photograph, I am a pensioner. I mention this with the purpose of full disclosure, because I shall discuss how the likes of me have fared compared to all of you out there who must work for a living. 694 more words


Funny Politicians

We may see some politicians being stupid moments in the run up to the General Election, but we don’t often see these moments! Politicians being genuinely funny so let’s see what the two PM candidates have to offer. 67 more words

Bower To The People

Four years a freelancer

Tomorrow will be the four year anniversary of losing my job as a local authority education consultant. I can hardly believe it’s four years and reading back on my old blog… 447 more words

How To Freelance

The Party and the Government that Confounded Expectations

Today marked the end of what was surely one of the most surprising Parliaments in modern British history. If we were to rewind the clock five years to the start of the short campaign in 2010, you would find few – if any – political watchers willing to agree that there would be a formal coalition government. 691 more words

Anti-Austerity Protests and New Movements in Belgium.

Protests against Austerity – supported by all the trade union federations – are taking place in Belgium today.

They are demonstrating against the latest round of cutbacks of the Michel Coalition government (a centre-right cabinet backed by the hard-right Flemish nationalists of Bart de Wever). 202 more words

European Left

BJP-Shiv Sena Government, Game Theory and Shapley- Shubik Power Index

Shiv Sena on Thursday criticised the Bhartiya Janata Party over the contentious Land Acquisition Bill.In a scathing attack, the Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece Saamna said the party will not support any bill that stands against farmers. 440 more words

Government ends term with 55% rise in illegal B&B use

26 March 2015 By Daniel Douglas, Inside Housing

The number of families in bed and breakfast for longer than six weeks as at 31 December 2014 was 55% higher than the year before, according to official statistics released today. 406 more words

Coalition Government