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In a week where I've been slightly semi-detached from day-to-day politics, I can work out one thing from a little bit of a distance: yesterday's announcement on the closure of Remploy factories - 7 in Wales, 272 jobs under threat - will cause far more anger and debate than today's announcement (what do you mean, you hadn't spotted it) that the Green Investment Bank will be going - not to Cardiff but to Edinburgh.
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Another 'historic' day for Wales

Politics / UK Politics : David Cornock (2 days ago)

This is, said the secretary of state, "a historic day for Wales". Of course, most days are historic, in the sense of one day following another, although Wales does have more than its fair share of "historic" days in the 21st century... Read Post

Apple isn’t happy with the BBC

Technology : The Next Web Blog (11 hours ago)

As we expected, Apple isn’t staying quiet after some worrisome claims by the BBC’s recent investigation into the company’s Chinese factory working conditions, which suggested the company had done little to improve quality of life fo... Read Post

News round up - Remploy plans factory closures and life with a 'bionic body'

Health / Disabilities : Ouch (3 years ago)

Dozens of factories which provide employment for disabled people are expected to close by the end of the year after the government withdrew funding. Remploy - which provides sheltered work for people with disabilities - is planning ... Read Post


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