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Income distribution in times of austerity: why the cuts are likely to widen the gap

Nicola Pensiero. Yesterday, the House of Commons passed a bill that will cut £12bn in welfare programmes. Chancellor George Osborne argues that the government has no choice but to continue reducing the budget deficit. When announcing the plan, he pointed

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Early school leaving still blights English education

Andy Green Early school leaving has always been a blight on the English education system. Throughout the nineteenth century children  tended to leave school earlier than elsewhere in northern Europe. This continued well after the 1944 Education Act introduced free

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Posted in Further higher and lifelong education, Social sciences and social policy
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