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NHS privatisation drive linked to rise in avoidable deaths, study suggests
Outsourcing accelerated by Lansley’s shakeup in 2012 linked to drop in care quality in landmark review

Andrew Gregory Health editor

29, Jun, 2022 @10:30 PM

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The decade that broke Britain: the disastrous decisions that left millions in a cost of living crisis
The government is keen to blame growing levels of poverty on Covid and the Ukraine war. But policies from the benefits cap to the bedroom tax have left households on the brink amid the cost of living crisis. Here are 10 of the worst

John Harris

01, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Thousands of domestic abuse survivors denied help after legal aid cuts, study finds
Exclusive: Research calculates proportion of domestic abuse cases funded by legal aid has fallen from 75% to 47% in 10 years

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

29, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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England’s £11bn school repair bill goes back to Michael Gove cuts
Analysis: bill is a result of austerity cuts and decisions made by the coalition education secretary

Richard Adams

27, May, 2021 @7:15 PM

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Norman Lamb: Covid is widening inequality for young people
The former Lib Dem MP and care minister on the need for a resilience taskforce to reduce the psychological fallout of the pandemic

Saba Salman

24, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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I was an EHRC commissioner. It needs to start taking racism seriously | Simon Woolley
The ineffectiveness of Britain’s equality watchdog, which does not have a single black commissioner, has been shown up by the Black Lives Matter movement, says Operation Black Vote director Simon Woolley

Simon Woolley

01, Aug, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Lib Dem leadership hopeful Layla Moran hints at closer links with Labour
As voting in the leadership race opens, the MP says cooperation is the path to electoral success

Michael Savage

26, Jul, 2020 @7:07 AM

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Radical proposals in Lib Dem policy review suggest shift to the left
Free broadband among ideas in Build Back Better, edited by leadership hopeful Layla Moran

Peter Walker Political correspondent

18, Jun, 2020 @6:30 PM

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Jo Swinson apologises for backing coalition's austerity policies
Lib Dem leader tells BBC’s Andrew Neil that bedroom tax ‘was not the right policy’

Peter Walker Political correspondent

04, Dec, 2019 @7:30 PM

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The Lib Dems helped wreck my 20s. Young voters, beware | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
In the coalition, Jo Swinson was happy to raise tuition fees and impose austerity, says the Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

18, Nov, 2019 @8:00 AM

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A vote for Labour is not a vote for antisemitism | Letters
Letters: As British Jews, we are not prepared to be used as cannon fodder in what is really a political siege of the Labour party, say 14 signatories. Plus letters from Keren Abse, Ruth Brandon and Selina Todd


17, Nov, 2019 @6:23 PM

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Boris Johnson has inadvertently taught us the greatest skill in politics: compromise | Martin Kettle
The prime minister’s failure to get his way has been an inspiring case study in the limits imposed by a hung parliament, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

31, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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