Monthly Archives: December 2013

cutting the strings

Lots of things prevent young people from working. Lack of experience and confidence can certainly be a hurdle in getting an interview. Mostly though what stops young people from working is the fact that there aren’t enough jobs. Not according … Continue reading

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Those damned poor. They will keep breeding.

Capping child-related benefits by family size has been floating around in the background for a while. Iain Duncan Smith said in October 2012 that he would like to see unemployed families only receiving tax credits and housing benefit for their … Continue reading

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Dear Green Place

Glasgow may be the UK’s fourth largest city but at the moment it feels like a small place. I’ll always be an east coaster but I’ve spent a lot of time there over the past 5 years, had a pint … Continue reading

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