Category Archives: economy

Autumn Statement

YVETTE COOPER MP Shadow Home Secretary on Twitter Page 46 of Autumn Statement shows government taking £1.2bn pa from families tax credits & £300m from banks. Three times as much from children as banks!! Precise figures By 2014/15 £310m from … Continue reading

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Coastguard cuts and the sale of Northern Rock

The LibDems and Tories have today delightedly announced the sale of the “Northern rock bank” to “Virgin Money” for £747 which means a loss to the exchequer of  £653m.  At the same time  they intend to push through  cuts to … Continue reading

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How low income families will lose from Osborne’s Budget

Interesting article in the Fabian Society website by Tim Horton (Research Director, Fabian Society) and Howard Reed (Director, Landman Economics) CLICK HERE

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Bankers caused the crash and now they strangle recovery

The bankers and finance industry ride roughshod right across Europe, sneering at small buisinesses and working people. In the UK  the disgusting ToryLiberals have ensured that the banks  are protected with more than the NHS budget in £100bn public insurance … Continue reading

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UK enters agreement with Swiss to protect ‘Secret’ accounts

Economics is not my strongest area so  I am not sure of the full implications of this story but as it involves billions of £’s and was tucked away in the Financial Times on-line version I’m sure it must be … Continue reading

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Time to hold These LibDem/Tories to account

Mass (illegal) pre-emptive arrests of known protestors. The use of kettling at protests. Threats to use Water Cannons on protestors. On Friday it was reported that the main protest groups, such as UK Uncut that use social media like Facebook … Continue reading

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Video-Why Libdem/Tory cuts are wrong

From the organisation ‘False Economy’ an excellent video explaining in clear terms why the LibDem/Tory Government’s ideological cuts are wrong. How the poor and disadvantaged will pay for the greedy actions of the Banks and other financial institutions. http://falseeconomy.org.uk/cure/play

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