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Brown at the TUC

by Daphne Liddle

Brown’s record is one of rescuing the filthy rich bankers and throwing a few crumbs to the workers and pretending he has delivered us from a catastrophe he helped to create. But he is right in one thing: the Tories will be much, much worse if they are elected next year.

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Punishing the poor

IT SEEMS we are in for swingeing cuts in public spending, whoever wins the next general election.Gordon Brown and Peter Mandelson are saying they will not cut too harshly. The Tories on the other hand are champing at the bit to get the axe out, including the ending of state welfare.

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