An anti-austerity organisation which described Fife Council’s controversial budget as an “ideological attack on the very fabric of our society” is to carry on its campaign.
The People’s Assembly Fife — whose members are from various campaigning organisations, trades unions and individuals — were among those who demonstrated outside Fife House on Thursday ahead of the council’s budget meeting.Read more
Commenting on the speech David Cameron is due to make today (Tuesday) on pay to the British Chambers of Commerce, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said
“Since David Cameron became Prime Minister the average wage is worth £2,500 less a year, the worst fall in living standards since Queen Victoria was on the throne".Read more
Hundreds gather in protest at library cuts in Cardiff
The Read In event staged at Cardiff Central Library had dozens of protesters out in force against the cuts to library services.
A 12-year-old girl from Llanelli was the star speaker as hundreds of campaigners gathered outside Cardiff Central Library in protest at proposed cuts to library services across the capital.Read more
In the past few weeks there’s actually only been a very small percentage increase in number of people visiting A&E compared to the same period last year. But this marginal increase has been having an exponential effect on waiting times. A&E departments are struggling to cope.Read more
We’re constantly told by the Tories that there’s no money, but there’s always money for war, bombs and Trident.
Audience member at People’s Question time event in East London, 9 October 2014, asks the panel, “How come there’s always money for war bombs and trident? Mark Serwotka, Natalie Bennett and John Rees answer:
The campaign to save the Independent Living Fund is at a critical stage as the political parties gear up for the general election. Nearly 18,000 severely disabled people rely on the fund for dignity and choice in everyday life rather than being forced into care homes or effectively imprisoned in their own homes.Read more