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Miliband Accuses Cameron Of Attempting To 'Divide And Rule' Over Welfare Bill

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has accused David Cameron of attempting to "divide and rule" after the House of Commons voted in favour of legislation to impose real-term...

Finally Putting the 'Skiver' Myths to Bed: My Political Wishlist for 2013

Caroline Davey | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Politics
Caroline Davey

As is becoming abundantly clear, 2013 will be extremely tough - on the unemployed and on workers on low incomes, on those with disabilities, on families, on single parents and, yes, on those who work with them and for them to help improve their circumstances.

Strivers vs Shirkers? Ten Things They Don't Tell You About the Welfare Budget

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

With the Conservative Party unveiling a new ad campaign in marginal seats, which basically divides voters into hard-working 'strivers' and stay-at-home 'shirkers', and with Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg launching on attack on universal benefits, it seems the perfect time to debunk ten key myths about the UK's welfare budget and, specifically, 'out of work benefits'.

Heartstrings and Pursetrings - Dave's 'Big' Appeal to Britain

Iain Anderson | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

In my blog following Labour conference - I asked David Cameron to grab back One Nation from Ed Miliband. Today he set out a way to do that. But it can't just be about one conference speech. He needs to land that idea in the electorate's mind day after day until May 2015.

Why Tories Miss John Major

Tom Doran | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Politics
Tom Doran

Those of us on the left who were sceptical of the coalition must concede at least one thing: they are certainly efficient.