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Frances O'Grady's Articles

TTIP: a bad deal could be worse than no deal at all

26 Nov 2014, by in International

I’ve been giving evidence to Members of Parliament about the EU-US trade deal currently under negotiation: the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP. Politicians and business leaders have become increasingly strident recently, concerned that the negotiations might not reach agreement. They say this would be bad for the economy, bad for jobs, and bad…

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Why we need to save our safety net

16 Jul 2014, by in Society & Welfare

The strategic priority of this government is to shrink the state. Despite the recovery the cuts keep on coming. What we face now is not emergency, if mistaken, economics, but political strategy. The Chancellor wants public spending to go back to where it was as a share of national wealth in 1948, according to the…

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