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A government that cannot understand its own statistics cannot understand the reality of poverty

News release from the Methodist Church media service: ‘Let’s get the facts straight’. Yes, Mr Cameron, please do. Government stats misleading on Monday, wrong on Wednesday Prime Minister neither understands his own figures nor the real consequences of welfare reform, … Continue reading

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“A shining example of the art of the possible”

With all the economic gloom and doom about it’s good to hear that one person is upbeat about the economy, and that person is the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. Yesterday in Parliament Osborne gave a characteristically optimistic spin … Continue reading

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