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Dot com disgrace: Amazon must end poverty pay in 2014

Emily Kenway

Ed Miliband has been blazing a trail for living wages, calling out the private sector on the poverty pay which keeps people reliant on state support. There are many major companies which this applies to, but one in particular deserves special attention: Amazon. In November, the Guardian and the BBC both ran exposés of the…

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Public service outsourcing: Putting people first

Jon Trickett MP

Giving a private seminar in Westminster this week Jon Trickett said: On Monday, Ed Miliband said that the times we live in demand “a new culture in our public services. Not old-style, top-down central control, with users as passive recipients of services. Nor a market-based individualism which says we can simply transplant the principles of…