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The budget is a cynical one-nation fraud. The reality is a huge transfer of resources from poor to rich

Reposted from the Guardian  Couldn’t have put it better myself! A cleaner polishes the door of 11 Downing Street, the official home of George Osborne. ‘Tax credit cuts mean taking money from cleaners, care workers and supermarket checkout staff.’ Photograph: … Continue reading

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The hidden welfare budget we don’t debate

Reposted from The Guardian on line On the eve of the “emergency” budget, it’s interesting to note that  vast sums are handed out in corporate welfare and official silence is skewing the debate, so the public don’t know where billions … Continue reading

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Inheritance tax giveaway to feature in first Tory budget alongside welfare cuts

Reposted from The Guardian The chancellor, George Osborne, first pledged to raise the inheritance tax threshold to £1m while in opposition. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images Rowena Mason and Rajeev Syal George Osborne is planning to use his first Conservative budget … Continue reading

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Tories want you to believe people choose to be poor and disabled

Reposted from Vox Political “It’s now been revealed that £12bn worth of welfare cuts will be included in next month’s budget, with even more rolled out in the autumn spending review. Such cuts are based on nothing more than the … Continue reading

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Budget shows Osborne far removed from reality

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services (PCS) Union website In the final budget of this parliament George Osborne has reminded the vast majority of voters how far removed he is from their lives. While talking up the prospects for economic … Continue reading

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