First published in International Business Times Not so long ago support for a minimum wage, much like nationalisation of the railways and unilateral disarmament, marked you out as a state socialist. Today the Living Wage is the new common sense.
How the headlines have changed: British smokers urged to start vaping by health officials; E-cigarettes ‘should be prescribed on the NHS’. Anexpert independent evidence review from Public Health England (PHE), recognises that e-cigarettes are not only practically harmless, they are
It is all too tempting to blame the young for not having enough ‘go’ in them, for their self-pity and endless moaning about the housing ladder and tuition fees. As if they really are the most put upon generation there
So RMT (Rail, Maritime and Transport Union) and TSSA (Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association) have announced another two days of tube strikes to take place later this month. This is following on from last month’s day-long disruption and other recent actions
In The Welfare of Nations, the decade-later follow-up to his The Welfare State We’re In, James Bartholomew – former leader writer for the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail – takes us on a tour of the world’s welfare states.