38 Degrees planning to compile a damning report that will be “impossible for Jeremy Hunt to ignore” about state of the NHS

The expert research needed for this report has already kicked off. And if enough of us chip in, we can make sure they scour every area in England. When it’s finished, here’s what we can do together: Get the damning report in front … Continue reading 38 Degrees planning to compile a damning report that will be “impossible for Jeremy Hunt to ignore” about state of the NHS

Conservative peer Lord Lawson denies climate change, says world temperatures have actually “slightly declined”

During the interview, Lord Lawson said “official figures” showed that “during this past 10 years, if anything… average world temperature has slightly declined”. He also claimed the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had confirmed there had not been … Continue reading Conservative peer Lord Lawson denies climate change, says world temperatures have actually “slightly declined”

“Making work pay” is obscene political propaganda from the Tories, says AAV

The idea that the benefits system is too generous and that people will just go out and find jobs if the welfare system is slashed is one of the most pervasive right-wing economic myths. … Slashing Working Tax Credits, Housing … Continue reading “Making work pay” is obscene political propaganda from the Tories, says AAV

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