UK faces longest fall in living standards since records began


The UK is on course for the longest fall in living standards since records began in the 1950s, as analysis shows 
Philip Hammond’s budget will drive up inequality.

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Britain Hungry for Change


PILES of food were displayed outside Downing Street today on the eve of the Tories’ Budget to show the effects of the government’s public funding cuts. 

The People's Assembly Against Austerity bought the huge collection of food and women's sanitary items, which will be donated to foodbanks. It also carried out protests across the country, encouraging those attending to bring donations with them.

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Tories wedded to austerity because of effects not despite them

By Economist Michael Burke

There have been widespread reports of a sharp break from austerity by Chancellor Philip Hammond in the Budget on November 22. There has been speculation of big infrastructure spending, tales of large scale investment in housing. It won’t happen.

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The Conservatives have been accused of “economic murder” for austerity policies which a new study suggests have caused 120,000 deaths.

This article was originally published in the Independent

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Sack the Tories - Protest and Food Collection

Mountain' of foodbank donations to be delivered to Downing Street ahead of the Budget in Universal Credit Protest

Tuesday 21 November
12pm - 1pm: Photo call and interviews opposite Downing Street
6pm - 7:30pm: 'Sack the Tories' protest and speeches, opposite Downing Street

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Manchester Appeal

The last few months have seen enormous political shifts, a trend that looks set to continue. Theresa May and the Conservative Party have got themselves in a real mess, with a dramatically weakened Government, a divided party, and no obvious way out of the situation.

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Porters and cleaners strike against SERCO

STRIKES across four London hospitals today expose the scandal of NHS privatisation as low-paid workers fight multinational privateer Serco for a pay rise.

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