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Nick Clegg calls for reform of drugs laws – Guardian

Nick Clegg says Britain is “losing the war on drugs on an industrial scale”, accusing politicians of “a conspiracy of silence” when they know present policies are not working. Committing the Liberal Democrats to a major review of how to tackle the… Continue reading

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Nick Clegg calls for royal commission on drugs reform – BBC News

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is calling for a royal commission on drugs, just five days after the prime minister and the home secretary rejected the idea. On Monday an all-party committee of MPs recommended there should be a fundamental review… Continue reading

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Executive pay up 27% despite backlash

Pay and benefits of top business executives rose by 27% last year to an average of ?4m each, despite a backlash against big basic salaries and bonuses, according to research. Income Data Services found that while basic pay rose slightly and standa… Continue reading

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Charts that tell the tale of stagnation Britain

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Britannia Unchained: the rise of the new Tory right

A group of Conservative MPs are trying to seize the political agenda with some of the most rightwing ideas the party has seen in decades ??? and many are taking them seriously Dominic Raab ??? ‘People who are coasting ??? it should be easier to le… Continue reading

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Britannia Unchained: the rise of the new Tory right

Dominic Raab ??? ‘People who are coasting ??? it should be easier to let them go.’ Photograph: Sutton-Hibbert/Rex Features ‘The talented and hard-working have nothing to fear,” says Dominic Raab, Conservative MP for Esher and Walton, with just the… Continue reading

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