Archive: Deficit

Budget 2014 in full

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  • NASUWT: Chancellor must end tax system that enables greed to flourish

    As millions of public sector workers prepare for industrial action over the Government’s attacks on pensions, the NASUWT is backing a report that demonstrates the staggering amount of money lost each year as a result of corporate tax avoidance.

  • PCS president calls for solidarity and unity to oppose all cuts

    Speaking on the first day of the TUC annual congress, Public and Commercial Services union national president Janice Godrich called for "solidarity and unity" to oppose all government cuts.

  • ESRC: Parliament's power has shifted to the banks

    A recent report by Positive Money into the UK's banking system has highlighted that the banks have more spending power than the Government. But, unlike the Government, the banking system is not accountable to voters and its power is concentrated in the hands of a few people. Five banks, with branches on most high streets, hold 85 per cent of the UK's money and they have less than 80 board members - individuals whose decisions have the power to shape the economy.

  • Unite: Working people losing three days’ wages to payday lenders

    Unite warns Wonga Week a monthly fixture with working people borrow to get by as survey reveals debt hole swallowing £2.7 billion of workers' wages.

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