Leeds North West Constituency

So yesterday, hidden behind another slightly larger news item, we saw unemployment rise by 70,000.  We have been following this LibDem and Tory economic plan for three years now and it it clear that this plan is failing and failing badly.

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The total number of people now unemployed in the UK now stands at around 2.56 million people.  Personally I find the number 2.56 million difficult to visualize.  A number so large that it just become a number on a page.  We cannot forget that for every single one of these people, there is an individual story, an individual struggle, and an individual’s livelihood at risk.

For unemployment to be so high at the same time that the Tories and LibDems are giving a tax cut of £100,000 to every millionaire is frankly offensive and serves only to rub salt into…

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