When Labour talk about security these days, it’s all about fighting criminals and battling terrorists. But there is more to security than that … as I wrote about in my latest newspaper column, which came out this week:
Amid all the pomp and circumstance (of which there is a lot when Her Majesty pays us a visit in Parliament) the airways were overwhelmed with the Queen’s Speech and the pending Blair Switch Project, but the latest unemployment statistics were published with relatively little comment. The rise in unemployment itself was statically relatively small, but the headline gave me reason to pause: unemployment at seven-year high.
You can read the column in full on my website.