First Conservative Budget in 18 years declares War on The Young and The Poor

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The first Conservative Budget in 18 Years declares war on the Young and the Poor From Alex Little: @alittleecon  First Published here The most eye-catching announcement in today’s Budget perhaps was the one about the “National Living Wage”, set to … Continue reading

Council Workers have reason to be angry (they’re certainly not sad) Support the Strike.

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      Published on Jun 30, 2014 Unite the union activists showing how happy they are to be part of, and supported by, the best union in the UK – Unite!

Welcome to Breadline Britain

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Welcome to Breadline Britain from Gracie Samuels With all the furore over energy prices and now water bills, it’s about time someone mentioned those who are forced to buy their energy through prepayment metering by the energy companies. Often it … Continue reading

Will the ‘left’ throw the baby out with the bathwater?

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By Councillor Jim Grundy To friends and comrades: the Trade Union and Socialist Coalition is standing a candidate in Hucknall for the Nottinghamshire County Council elections on 2nd May.  I cannot tell you – do I need to? – how … Continue reading

How can pay rise be unfair when mega-rich get tax cut?

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In reaction to a letter in the local press, COUN JIM GRUNDY (Lab),  Hucknall member of Ashfield District Council replied: I was saddened, if not surprised, by Mr P’s response last week, to the news that Ashfield District Council had … Continue reading