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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 18:00

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FTSE Directors’ pay: not quite what it seems?

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 15:18

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UKSA calls for clarity on incapacity benefits

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 17/08/2010 - 13:10

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Modest savings from targeting the "workshy"

Workshy scroungers have cost the taxpayer £28 billion over the past decade, the Daily Express splashed  on Monday.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 17/06/2010 - 12:53

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Eeyore takes a look at Britain

Feeling cheerful? Then take a dip into a report that emerged recently from the Cabinet Office.

Nigel Hawkes and Robert Whiston :: Thu, 17/12/2009 - 11:41

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Misdirected benefits fail to cut winter deaths

The pensioners’ winter fuel payment - £250 per household, no means test, no questions asked - drops into the bank accounts of those over 60 during December.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 08/07/2009 - 11:10

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Who's living in my social housing?

The rise of the British National Party has been attributed in part to claims that immigants are getting favourable access to social housing. The Equality and Human Rights Commission set out to investigate the claims, and concluded that they are a myth.