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MPs warn of a lack of political voice for young black people

Black MPs are urging organisations to boost the involvement of young people with a Caribbean heritage in decisions that affect their future. MPs David Lammy, Dawn Butler, Clive Lewis, and from the House of Lords, Baroness Rosalind Howells spoke at … Continue reading

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UK needs more state intervention, economist tells Camden Labour Party

Political leaders should back government spending to boost economic growth, according to an award-winning economist. Winner of the 2014 New Statesman SPERI Prize in Political Economy, Marianna Mazzucato, claimed that the focus on cutting government debt had no basis in … Continue reading

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UK facing a long depression

September 2008 Ten-year growth based on borrowing not productivity UK manufacturing sector is weak A BBC report says economic storms facing UK people will be worse than previously admitted says Treasury Secretary Alistair Darling. His 30 August 2008 admission contradicted … Continue reading

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