Tag Archives: Office for Budget Responsibility

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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GOVERNMENT AUSTERITY CUTS ARE BEING CARRIED OUT WITHOUT THOUGHT OR CARE. SO SAY TOP CIVIL SERVANTS WITH NO AXE TO GRIND. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT IN THIS GENERAL ELECTION YEAR?

Reposted from Ripped off Britons.com The Welfare State was hard won by generations of Britons before us. It is as much an inherited right as is the unearned income received by some from their inherited property and financial assets. Doubtless … Continue reading

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George Osborne’s Public Sector Cuts Will Be Biggest In 50 Years, Warns IFS

Reposted from the Huffington Post  George Osborne’s austerity agenda will see the public sector suffer the biggest cuts in fifty years, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned. The IFS found that the number of people employed by the government from … Continue reading

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Landlords ‘Avoid Tenants On Universal Credit’

Sky News has obtained figures which suggest a rising number of landlords are steering clear of benefit claimants over fears of non-payment. The data from the National Landlords’ Association shows the number of landlords letting to people on benefits has … Continue reading

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