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Conservatives Need to Be the Party Standing Up for Millions of Workers, Not Just Millionaires

(30) Comments | Posted 13 January 2014 | (23:00)

Although the economy is healing, workers are still feeling the pinch as wages remain stagnant, and prices remain high. Nowhere is the squeeze felt more than those on low incomes. In Britain today, 1.4million workers earn the Minimum Wage, and even though the Minimum Wage has been uplifted by a...

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Iran's Election Should Not Have Any Impact on Our Relationship?

(4) Comments | Posted 14 June 2013 | (13:01)

Today the Iranian people go to the polls for the first time since 2009's controversial reelection of President Ahmadinejad, who is stepping down after completing his maximum of two terms. Of course, with a new President, we all hope that this might usher in a new era of cooperation between...

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Can We Trust Labour's Surprise 10p Announcement?

(22) Comments | Posted 14 February 2013 | (23:00)

Ed Miliband's surprise announcement today - that he may now support my campaign - seems rather a half-hearted Damascus conversion. Only in 2008, HuffPost readers will remember, the Labour Leader said that abolishing the 10p rate of income tax for the poorest Brits was "fairer", and he voted that...

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