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Ministerial and media myopia

“Labour is the party that stood against cuts,” said Keir Starmer today. Yes, and like the other parties, it fails to see the scope in traffic system reform for social transformation and beneficial cuts. Ditto the media.

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Cuts in welfare? Take a hike!

Former transport minister, Philip Hammond, now defence secretary, says further cuts in the armed forces would be wrong, so cuts should fall in welfare. There is no silver bullet, said someone else, repeating the moronic mantra that the media accept … Continue reading

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Different cuts

George Osborne (Today Programme) wants to “tackle unfairness” by making welfare cuts of £10bn. Meanwhile, traffic system reform can still* provide annual cuts of £50bn that will hurt no-one except traffic managers and signal salesmen (*as I’ve been saying for years).

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