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Tories want to destroy gains for workers

After George Osborne’s Birmingham speech, the consequences of a Tory return to office after the next general election are crystal clear. As you might expect it is not a good prospect for ordinary British workers and their families. Osborne confirmed he planned to cut spending by a total of £25 billion in 2016 and 2017, … Continue reading

Survey shows Britons fear benefits cuts

A survey suggests Britons are living in fear of deepening poverty as a result of the government’s attack on the benefits system. The poll – conducted for Unite – found more than three in five people (62%) believe proposed widespread cuts to benefits will plunge people into poverty. 72% of older people (40-64 year-olds) feel … Continue reading

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