Stick a few random Daily Mail headlines together and there you have it – the UKIP manifesto #bbcqt
— Owen Jones (@OwenJones84) April 25, 2013
The Government don’t want to advertise this scheme but here is a website with all the details of the hush-hush scheme meant to replace crisis loans CLICK HERE
Excellent post by Johnathon Portes of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research(NIESR) 23rd April 2013.
An accurate description of the progress on the government’s deficit reduction plan would be:
“We reduced the deficit by a third in our first two years in government, mostly by massive cuts to public investment, which we now understand were a big mistake and have damaged the economy. We’ve also now realised that trying to reduce the deficit further while the economy isn’t growing is self-defeating, so we’re not even going to try to get back on track until it does grow. We won’t miss our fiscal targets, since we no longer really have any. If the IMF understood that we’re not really going anywhere, perhaps they would stop telling us to change course.”
Full POST CLICK HERE
On April 15th I posted this photo of some spring development of a small Horse Chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum)
On April 21st, the same buds, spring is here at last, at least 5 weeks later than normal.
And 23rd April;
In two hushed announcements by the DCLG (Department for Communities and Local Government) the Torylibdems are giving developers rights to ignore communities. Hidden in the bowels of the right wing press and unannounced on television news channels the two devastating moves have been announced:-
Government report recommends giving developers the “right to slash Nature” by allowing builders to bulldoze some of the country’s most beautiful areas.
Judge gives energy firms the right to build wind farms 350 metres from homes.
“The Deficit was caused by Labour’s runaway public spending and failure to deal with a ‘something for nothing’ culture”
Throughout this time, public spending has stayed roughly the same, rising to 44% of GDP under the Coalition government.
The deficit and the increase in national debt are the results of the Bank Bailout and Austerity (which has choked off economic growth).
“Our benefit reforms reward hardworking people”
The government has been caught making wildly inaccurate claims about the efficacy of its benefit reforms to contribute to a myth that benefits are soaring because of…
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