Friday April 3, 2020

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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
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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