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Posts Tagged ‘Cuts’

What is Quantitative Easing really all about?

In Liam Quinn on November 22, 2011 at 3:09 pm

The Bank of England do not think the Government’s deficit reduction plans are enough to stimulate economy, and have taken matters into their own hands again. Liam Quinn in a PP Economics special… Read the rest of this entry »

Can Whitehall trim the fat?

In David Brownsey-Joyce on June 13, 2011 at 7:00 am

News that Francis Maude is creating a centralised procurement team for UK Government departments has David Brownsey-Joyce wondering whether this idea will actually save the predicted amount or whether civil servants will resist to keep their financial independence. Read the rest of this entry »

I Like Driving In My Car

In David Brownsey-Joyce on April 22, 2011 at 5:50 am

The TaxPayers Alliance has published a report into council mileage allowances and Ministers are jumping on the bash a council allowance bandwagon, David Brownsey-Joyce looks at the report. Read the rest of this entry »

March 26th: What’s Next?

In John Clough on March 28, 2011 at 7:56 am

Saturday’s TUC demonstration was not only one of the greatest and largest protests in British history, but also a defining moment – a turning point for the better – in the battle against the cuts. But what does it mean for British politics asks John Clough. Read the rest of this entry »

A Message Lost

In David Brownsey-Joyce on March 28, 2011 at 7:50 am

David Brownsey-Joyce is furious that all the hard work that went into the TUC March for the Alternative was lost by mindless idiots who destroyed what hope we had for a moderating the Government approved cuts to services. Read the rest of this entry »

Cameron Promises This Budget To Be Most Pro-Growth In A Generation

In Newswire on March 8, 2011 at 7:00 am

David Cameron announces that the forthcoming budget will be for the “go-getters and grafters” of society. Read the rest of this entry »

Budget Cuts: The time for talking is over

In David Brownsey-Joyce on February 16, 2011 at 9:19 am

The open letter sent by Liberal Democrat councillors to The Times last week is too little too late to change the way forward, it’s time to dig in and get on with the job of reducing the deficit, according to David Brownsey-Joyce. Read the rest of this entry »

Is cutting the EMA really in our long term interest?

In Garry Lee on January 20, 2011 at 11:10 pm

Garry Lee takes a closer look at the government’s decision to cut Education Maintenance Allowance

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Protests Went Over The Line Attacking The Royals

In David Brownsey-Joyce on December 15, 2010 at 9:13 am

David Brownsey-Joyce wonders why the criminals that attacked members of the Royal Family during protests against fee rises were not shot. Read the rest of this entry »

Lib Dems: Is the Party Over?

In Richard Cunningham on December 15, 2010 at 9:03 am

As Liberal Democrats across the country, including in Richard Cunningham‘s constituency in Burnley, renege on their tuition fee pledge, is this the end of the short-lived three-party system? Read the rest of this entry »