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THE radical action needed for the country to move forward is stifled by the establishment, who are doing well under the status quo, and politicians sometimes afraid to do what is needed for fear of losing votes.
As for Ed Miliband’s One Nation speech, this is just a pipe dream. There are too many factions pulling in different directions: north/south, rich/poor, indigenous/ new arrivals; liberal/pragmatic, etc.
Talk is cheap and a good speech only needs a well-paid speech writer.
“Jobs for everyone” – only if people will accept Chinese-type slave wages.
“Shortage of houses” – just too many people, especially in London and the south- east.
Finally, EU membership is now costing every family £500 a year. The UK gives Brussells £48 million each and every day.
It can’t go on.
Roger Barlow, Portholme Road, Selby.
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