Category Archives: Poverty


You have the privilege of voting in the referendum to decide the future of both Scotland and the United Kingdom. I, as a proud Scot, a proud Welshman and a proud Briton do not have this privilege. Like millions of … Continue reading

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Time for something different

It is surely time for something other than austerity to solve the United Kingdom’s economic woes and the Budget in a few days’ time should not impose any more cuts on the circumstances of ordinary people. Whatever politicians say when … Continue reading

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Pay-day loans

It is good news today (6 March 2013) that the Office of Fair Trading has told the top fifty pay-day loan companies to change their practices or risk losing their licences – see But, it is bad news today … Continue reading

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