Theresa May defends austerity, claiming “Britain would be like Greece” without it

Theresa May has defended austerity in parliament, saying that Britain would be like Greece if Labour took over government and got rid of it. She argued that Greece is in its current position as they didn’t deal with their deficit. … Continue reading Theresa May defends austerity, claiming “Britain would be like Greece” without it

Tory MP Heidi Allen speaks out against “new DUP cash” and “public sector wage cap”, votes against scrapping the cap

An outspoken Tory MP tweeted her discontent with the DUP deal, adding that it “must surely mean funding will be urgently reviewed for pub sector wages, schools, social care, Univ Credit across whole UK too?” However, when an amendment was … Continue reading Tory MP Heidi Allen speaks out against “new DUP cash” and “public sector wage cap”, votes against scrapping the cap

People respond to the “magic money tree” being found

With this money, you could have paid for bursaries for nurses, 10,000 new police officers, or a carer’s allowance, which are all among the policies which the Tories said could not be funded without a tax rise. –Indy100 London estate agents … Continue reading People respond to the “magic money tree” being found

UK wealth gap is getting wider, the government insists the opposite is true

A report by the Resolution Foundation has estimated that 1% of adults own 14% of the nation’s assets – worth about £11 trillion, according to the BBC. Meanwhile, 15% of people own no assets or are in debt. This equates … Continue reading UK wealth gap is getting wider, the government insists the opposite is true