If the UK is to Help 'Hardworking People', Then Help Them

Declarations of support for “hardworking people” were commonly heard in the UK general election. This was echoed in the Queen’s Speech, when David Cameron said the 26-bill package was a “programme for working people”. Our research shows that there is another story to be told about Britain’s hardworking people, however, and the support they need.

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Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people.
Wendell Philips
He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.
James A. Garfield
The moment that government appears at market, the principles of the market will be subverted.
Edmund Burke