Thursday, 8 April 2010

Labour benefits system 'discouraged' work, IFS says
Labour's tax and benefits system has discouraged people from going out to work, according to an in-depth report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies

Labour's criminal record – 3,600 new offences, and 86,637 inmates
Labour promised to be tough on crime and its causes. Perhaps that's why it's jailed more people than anyone else in Europe

The Digital Economy Bill: a nightmare of unintended consequences
“Unintended consequences”. That was the phrase used by Labour MP Tom Watson when speaking against the Government’s Digital Economy Bill, a piece of legislation rushed through the Commons tonight which is so vast and all-encompassing that it left MPs debating the finer points of WiFi security (although without much expertise).


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