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Polity: On tour with The Boss

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  • Sofie Bribiesca, in reply to chris,

    Tell them how you see it and what you see as your problem. Let them know . They always need input. Don't be shy. I'm sure they understand that upskilling is a huge barrier. :)

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • chris, in reply to Sofie Bribiesca,

    Following my knee jerk, I’ve come to warm to this policy as the day’s gone on Sofie*, considering the alternatives or lack thereof. So thanks. As usual I’m convinced that there will always be someone more coherent raising similar concerns directly with the brass

    Despite marginal discrepancies I can’t reasonably hold the line that this policy isn’t a huge step in the right direction for the good of our country as a whole, regardless of practicalities and the impact it may have on Labours electability

    I’m also pleased to see my peripheral concerns getting some MSM air:

    Hamilton City councillor and former Labour MP Martin Gallagher said making tertiary education more affordable would benefit Hamilton as a university city.

    Labour’s policy announcement would come with a price tag but society had a vested interest in ensuring people had access to good quality training and education, Gallagher said.

    Of urgent attention was the eligibility rules around student allowances as children of middle-class parents often struggled to access any assistance.

    Rather than venting here about my generation and the baggage that came with it, it’s best I just wait and see what other announcements may be coming. Obviously qualifications will only take us so far without the jobs, so I’ll be keeping an eye out for employment ideas and policies as they’re announced.

    Mawkland • Since Jan 2010 • 1302 posts Report Reply

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