Blogs

13 Jul 2015

Christian Aid has described the Chancellor’s neglect of structural problems with global tax rules as a missed opportunity to go ‘beyond aid’ in helping developing countries.

10 Jul 2015

Major third-sector organisations across Scotland have highlighted the serious regressive measures contained in the UK Budget.

10 Jul 2015

Activists from Global Justice Now and Jubilee Debt Campaign have projected “Cancel Greek Debt” in giant letters against the German embassy in West London.

10 Jul 2015

Months of politically motivated violence in South Sudan has left thousands dead and caused a “man-made… catastrophe”, says the UN Security Council.

9 Jul 2015

Quakers in Britain say the budget pledge to expand cadet forces across 500 state schools is further evidence of the creeping militarisation of schools in England

9 Jul 2015

It would be quite misleading to describe the 2015 Summer Budget as a “one nation budget” or as favouring “working families” and “giving the nation a pay rise” in any meaningful sense, says Simon Barrow. On the contrary it hits low income households and disabled people, and will increase further Britain’s alarming levels of inequality.