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The business of raising a family is more expensive than ever – and Labour’s moves to force lone parents back to work are certainly not the answer.

22nd July, 2015
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Many lone parents can’t afford to work or employ someone to look after their children. Picture: IStock

‘Well, said the Old Fellow, when I was a raw youngster growing up, I was (as is clear to any reader of the good Gaelic books) a child among the ashes. You have thrown all the ashes back into the fire or swept them into the yard and not a bit left for the poor child on the floor to let him into . . . it’s an unnatural and unregulated training he’ll have without...

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