Monthly Archives: May 2015

Vicar wins High Court battle over council tax summons

Reposted from Public Sector Executive The vicar who challenged a magistrates’ court and council over the £125 cost of a council tax summons has won his case in the High Court. PSE reported on the start of the case, which … Continue reading

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WHO WILL PAY FOR CARERS’ PENSIONS?

Reposted from Paul Lewis – This is money // A hundred thousand severely disabled people are being told they must set up a pension scheme for their carer. And no-one knows how the cost of doing so will be met. … Continue reading

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Is everything in the garden rosy?

Reposted from Mirror on line At his door: David Cameron’s own gardeners at 10 Downing Street are going on strike Strikes have reached David Cameron’s doorstep as the Number 10 gardeners go on their first walkout in 37 years. Downing … Continue reading

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Rainsbrook G4S youth prison slammed by Ofsted report as children suffer ‘racist’, ‘degrading’ abuse from guards high on drugs

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again; privatisation of services used by the ill, elderly, vulnerable and disabled should NEVER be happen. It seems the tory tossers don’t give a monkeys left one about private firms profiting from … Continue reading

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Tax doesn’t have to be taxing.

Reposted from Mirror on line It takes 3 to 4 years to train an Inspector of Taxes and a further 18 months to 2 years to consolidate that training. In the meantime, medium to large businesses can afford to hire … Continue reading

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There’s a storm brewing …

Reposted from the Guardian on line Steve White told the Guardian that more cuts would be devastating: “You get a style of policing where the first options are teargas, rubber bullets and water cannon, which are the last options in … Continue reading

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How many Cabinet members would have failed the trade union ballot test?

Reposted from Union Solidarity International The list of Cabinet members who failed to secure 40% of the vote. They would not have been elected had the same criteria been imposed as strike ballots Half the members of the new Tory … Continue reading

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