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Duncan Hames, the new Lib Dem MP for Chippenham thinks the best way to save jobs and public money is to encourage flexible working

In the wake of the recent recession, we are urged more than ever to spend, work, make and consume more—not because this cycle has intrinsic value, but because it is claimed our prosperity depends upon it.

However, while Britain’s GDP has nearly doubled over the last 33 years, according to the National Office of Statistics our wellbeing has remained static. Worldwide data indicates…

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