Monthly Archives: May 2011

Who the hell are Glencore?

A few weeks ago the name meant nothing to most people.  Now we suddenly have Glencore floated on the London stock exchange and we’re being told that this multi-national company seems to own a sizeable chunk of the most important … Continue reading

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Housing Benefit Update

Here on the DWP site you can get the latest releases of Housing Benefit statistics. The April 11 release relates to Nov 10 to Jan 11.  The release shows that the number of claimants has been climbing over the last … Continue reading

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A quick word on healthcare

Excellent rant by George Monbiot on healthcare including the headline costs ‘OECD figures show that healthcare in the US costs $7,500 per person per year. The OECD average is $4,500. In the UK it costs $3,500.’ and the crux of … Continue reading

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