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I came from a family where joining a union was the expected thing to do. I've always believed that the relationship between an employer and an individual worker is fundamentally unequal.


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I cherish the creation of public space and services, especially health, housing and the comprehensive education system which dared to give so many of us ideas 'above our station.'



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I am a feminist and I have no problems being called that.



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The UK has a poor investment record. According to IMF data, we have come seventh out of the top seven industrialised countries since 1999.



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I'd be happy to have regular face-to-face meetings at Downing Street with David Cameron to argue the case for alternative economic policies.



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When I look at my daughter, who's 24, she is much more confident than I ever was and her expectations are higher. But I worry that there is a backlash brewing against progress on equality.



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Ordinary people who have lots of good ideas want more than a suggestion box, and they need a union to represent that thinking.



I want a society that provides decent jobs for those who can work and decent security for those can't.

I want a society that provides decent jobs for those who can work and decent security for those can't.



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We too often hear about red tape but what they mean is the vital rights of workers.





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