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Male public sector workers boosted by change of political leadership

Research involving the University of Southampton has shown that male public sector workers receive a short, positive boost to their job satisfaction when a political party which they support takes control after an election.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded British Household Panel Survey

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Osborne Bets on Credibility With Harder Welfare Stance

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Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne pledged to squeeze benefits for 10 million families in a gamble that his Conservative Party’s toughening economic stance will win him credibility with voters.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Rise in betting shops fuels crime fears

Growing numbers of betting shops in UK towns are fuelling residents' fears of a rise in anti-social behaviour and crime, particularly violence and burglary.

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Article about an event as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.

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Government of Canada Strengthens Collaboration With the United Kingdom

Canada is continuously looking for ways to enhance the exchange of information through negotiations of tax agreements, renegotiations of existing treaties, and enhancements of administrative arrangements with other countries.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Tax Adminstration Research Centre (TARC)

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