Category - debt

  • October 6, 2011

    Welcome to the parallel universe of David Cameron. It is a world in which the Tories stand up for the poor, lead the fight against dictatorship and stop people from being given benefits on demand. It is a world that exists in a conference hall in Manchester this week, in a few daily papers the rest of the time, and in the less well-informed parts of the right-wing blogosphere. It has nothing in common with the world that most of us live in.

  • August 27, 2011

    The housing and homelessness charity Shelter has launched a new advertising campaign to encourage people facing housing problems to seek earlier advice.

  • August 1, 2011

    The world's largest debtor nation, the United States, is set for a deficit ceiling deal which will result in cuts hitting some of the most vulnerable.

  • July 20, 2011

    European Union leaders have been urged to deliver “debt justice” as they prepare for an emergency summit on the economic crisis.

  • April 4, 2011

    On 6 April 2011 the International Monetary Fund is meeting in Washington DC to discuss for the first time how to spend a $3 billion windfall from selling gold and lending more money since the financial crisis.

  • February 18, 2011

    Jubilee Debt Campaign has joined with 27 other British organisations to analyse the outcomes of the 2010 summit on realising the Millenium Development Goals.

  • January 8, 2011

    If South Sudan secedes, the new country should not start life with a debt burden, says the Jubilee Debt Campaign

  • January 7, 2011

    Housing and homelessness charity Shelter says more than two million people are using credit cards to pay their mortgage or rent.

  • August 31, 2010

    The Jubilee Debt Campaign is calling on the British government to exert pressure on international institutions to cancel Pakistan's debt.

  • August 14, 2010

    Activists have handed in thousands of postcards to Business Secretary Vince Cable, urging him to overhaul the controversial Export Credit Guarantee Department.