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New event on the How to Make a Million Jobs tour!
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Carnegie Library Lambeth Wednesday 24th October Colin Crooks A new event on the How to Make a Million Jobs tour has been confirmed! The book’s author, Colin Crooks, will be speaking at Carnegie Library, Lambeth on Wednesday 24th October. This is a chance to hear about some of Colin’s experiences...
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New Start book review – “invaluable contribution”
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New Start book review - "invaluable contribution" In her New Start Book Review Liz Zacharias, head of new initiatives and fundraising at SHP, says  "His [Crooks] formula is the ‘intense long term planting of social enterprises in defined areas of worklessness, which will create real employment and improve social cohesion’...
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Author of Social Value Act launches book
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 How to Make a Million Jobs - Colin Crooks Chris White MP at the launch of 'How to Make a Million Jobs' Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be able to speak here today at the launch of a new book by Colin – and I have to...
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Dulwich & West Norwood Labour party – new event
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Dulwich & West Norwood Labour party Herne Hill 17th October How to Make a Million Jobs Colin Crooks will be speaking as a guest of Dulwich & West Norwood Labour Party on Wednesday 17th October in a newly confirmed talk on his How to Make a Million Jobs book tour....
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Shining a light on the menace of long-term worklessness – Stephen Timms MP
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Shining a light on the menace of long-term worklessness In politics we talk a lot about how to get people off benefits and into jobs.  But very few in politics have direct experience of creating jobs for people who have been out of work for a long time.  That’s why...
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Yes Minister review – let’s plant some trees!
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Yes Minister review - let's plant some trees! How to make a million is a plea to policy makers and practitioners to resist the temptation of the myopic focus - only - on youth unemployment at the expense of adult worklessness. In “How to make a million jobs – a...
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They fought for a better life – Review by Stephen Jeffery
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How to make a million jobs - A charter for social enterprise A Review I met Colin at The Cottage Cafe, Pitfield Street, Shoreditch in London. This cafe is a fine example of what enterprise can do , it is a vibrant trendy cafe plus it has select second hand...
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Colin Crooks to speak at 2012 Conservative Party Conference      
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Conservative Party Conference Birmingham 8th October 2012 Following hot on the heels of his appearance as a speaker at the Labour Party Conference, Colin Crooks will be appearing at the 2012 Conservative Party Conference. He will be speaking on 8th October at a special session focusing on unemployment and the role...
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BBC Daily Politics Soapbox
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On 5th September 2012 I featured on BBC 2 Daily Politics show with Jo Coburn and Andrew Neil.  It was a very exciting opportunity to get over my concern about the let-down generation that didn't get a very good education and watched their local factories and workplaces close all around...
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Colin to speak at Labour Conference 2012
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Labour Party Conference Manchester 3rd October 2012 Colin Crooks, will be speaking at a special session looking at the issue of persistent unemployment as part of the 2012 Labour Party Conference. Colin Crooks is author of How to Make a Million Jobs and founder and CEO of Tree Shepherd, a social...
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