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Government ‘not budging’ on public sector pay and pensions

I know that not everyone agrees with strike action by public sector workers, but hear me out if you will. I am a public sector worker and have been for some time, when Thatcher was in power, it was agreed, with … Continue reading

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NHS executives bag hefty 6.1% pay rise as nurses’ pay packets are hit

Reposted from Daily Mirror More unfair treatment of Public Sector workers from this government that wasn’t elected; now what was it David Cameron said about equality.. General secretary Dr Peter Carter NHS chiefs pocketed pay rises nearly four times higher … Continue reading

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Austerity IS NOT working!

austerity has failed to create jobs or economic growth. As  predicted, the government has attacked jobs, pensions and pay, threatened privatisation and attacked and demonised those entitled to welfare. Yet all of this has worsened rather than improved the economy … 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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“let me have men about me who are fat, sleek headed men who sleep at night”

The headline is a quote from William Shakespeares play Julius Caesar and was said just before his assassination ….. beware the Ides of March Camoron!  by Hilary Benn David Cameron and Eric Pickles seem to be living in a world of their … Continue reading

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The autumn statement will confirm the Tories as the enemies of public service

George Osborne’s autumn statement will reveal the distribution of pain and how it will continue to the end of the decade. Photograph: Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images   Things will only get worse as the Conservatives cut yet more services. The … Continue reading

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