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Whose recovery?

Author: 
Gerry Bates

Chancellor George Osborne says "the economy" is recovering, and boasts that for the first time since 2010 average wage rises are running ahead of price rises.

Cops’ “targets”: make more stop-and-searches, record fewer crimes

Author: 
Gerry Bates

A report on “target culture” in the police by the Metropolitan Police Federation has exposed the extent to the use of target-setting is failing victims of sexual violence and has inflated the use of racist stop and search powers.