UK 'cannot duck' post-Covid inequalities, report warns
05/01/2021 | news | business | 698
A growing divide over education, jobs, and ethnicity threaten the fabric of society, says Nobel laureate's study.
I do wonder how much of the £280bn has been squandered on lucrative contracts secured through special pathways?

Leaked documents seen by Good Law Project set out special pathways by which “VIP” and “Cabinet Office” contacts could be awarded lucrative PPE contracts at the height of the pandemic – and at inflated prices.

https://goodlawproject.org/news/special-procurement-channels/
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I do wonder how much of the £280bn has been squandered on lucrative contracts secured through special pathways?

Leaked documents seen by Good Law Project set out special pathways by which “VIP” and “Cabinet Office” contacts could be awarded lucrative PPE contracts at the height of the pandemic – and at inflated prices.

https://goodlawproject.org/news/special-procurement-channels/
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05/01/2021 12:28:26 0 1
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And Labour are different I suppose
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05/01/2021 11:41:14 41 46
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Who is going to start all the businesses if we take all the money off people, the goverment?, sounds like a hideous idea..
Sorry, the middle class are now "rich"?

The real reason we don't tax the rich properly is because the scum will just offshore their capital or move to a country that won't tax them.
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05/01/2021 12:05:37 9 3
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Ethnic inequality??

They want to focus on the one at the top end no doubt, because the most underprivileged group of people in the UK are white working class boys.

But that's just an inconvenient truth, all they care about is gaining power based on the colour of someone's skin.
Precisely. All politics revolve around identity these days and never tackle the issue at hand. You only need look at what they are trying to achieve in the US to see how retarded it is about to get. Removed
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05/01/2021 12:30:30 2 7
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Without poverty there would be no Labour party. They rely on class war for votes and therefore it is not in their interest to change things. Just pay lip service and do a bit of hand wringing
Jesus! Can you remember how much better the country felt under Blair and Brown pre Iraq. The labour Party defuses the class war by helping the excluded feel they have a place in a decent society. All the Tories do is play on fear

Fear of higher taxation
Fear of immigrants
Fear of foreigners in general
Fear of losing sovereignty

The current crop of Tory MPs are mostly scum.
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05/01/2021 11:44:56 18 10
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Yeah, lets make the poor pay for this awful mess. The rich are such precious darlings that we must not take any of their money otherwise they might cry!
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05/01/2021 11:35:08 60 3
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I am shocked how people in their twenties and thirties don’t seem to have the opportunities we had after leaving education. Many good jobs seem to need a further degree or years of experience. So many are locked into lower wage careers.
A higher education doesn’t mean a higher career. We need to stop internships with no or low pay and no guarantee of a job.
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Ethnic inequality??

They want to focus on the one at the top end no doubt, because the most underprivileged group of people in the UK are white working class boys.

But that's just an inconvenient truth, all they care about is gaining power based on the colour of someone's skin.
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05/01/2021 11:35:42 37 7
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2 things would help:--

1) Leave people with a living before you start taxing them. Its ridiculous that the personal tax allowance is less than the minimum wage. Would probably be cost effective as less benefits would be needed.

2) Increase the minimum wage as much as possible, without damaging employment.
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Yup, even aunty beeb discriminates by regularly using the fascist term "elite athletes". Such a non inclusive term is no longer acceptable. Removed
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I agree cooking is good for nutritious foods rather than processed, but do bear in mind that electricity and gas ovens & hot plate cooking may cost a lot more money than using a microwave to reheat or cook.

And some people really do have to choose between eat or heat, especially in this current wintry weather.