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UK Trade Union membership vs Income of UK’s top 1%

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‘Safe seat’ MPs three times more likely to have dodgy expenses?

In Has our electoral system contributed to the MPs expenses scandal?, ‘Mark Reckons’ attempts to trace links between safe seats and dodgy expense claims. After this, it got me thinking even more. I decided to do a little bit more analysis on this…. Continue reading

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MPs expenses: Voters want general election

Almost two thirds of voters want a general election to be held as soon as possible amid mounting public anger at MPs’ expense claims. A poll by ComRes for BBC Two’s Daily Politics programme found that 65 per cent of those surveyed felt there shoul… Continue reading

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Make MPs’ Poverty History

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‘Cash for amendments’ peers suspended

Lords Truscott and Taylor are first to be suspended from Lords since 1643 Two Labour peers will be suspended from the House of Lords until the autumn after being found guilty of offering to try to change the law in return for money.An investigatio… Continue reading

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