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The Real Changes to Housing Benefit

In Autumn 2010, the newspapers were full of stories about a new cap on Housing Benefit (HB), we were told that from now on no one would be given more than £400 pounds a week to spend on rent. The … Continue reading

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TUC March For The Alternative (26th March, London)

Click on pictures to enlarge. For full information as to why the march was happening, how the cuts are harmful and unevenly distributed and how they are more likely to damage the economy than save it, look here: http://falseeconomy.org.uk/ http://www.ukuncut.org.uk/about/cutsContinue reading

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Are we solving the UK Debt Crisis?

I started researching a blog about the current recession in the UK, wanting to understand whether we really had a debt crisis and whether carrying out massive cuts to public spending was the best way of dealing with it. Then … Continue reading

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