Category - Coalition of Resistance

  • November 17, 2010

    The Coalition of Resistance against the government's public spending cuts, which is bringing together trade union, community, political and civil society groups, has announced the agenda for its organising conference on 27 November - which already has 500 representatives signed up.

  • November 16, 2010

    A group of Christians in public life, including ministers and theologians, have launched a new network to oppose government cuts in public spending and welfare provision. They criticise the Coalition’s ‘Big Society’ rhetoric as vacuous and misleading.

  • October 22, 2010

    A huge wave of public protest is being organised against the svange public spending cuts announced in parliament on 20 October by the government.

  • October 22, 2010

    Church Action on Poverty has challenged Government and the churches over benefit cuts for some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in the country.

  • October 22, 2010

    Cuts that hit the poorest hardest, as proposed in the government's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) are neither necessary nor moral, says an emerging civil society Coalition of Resistance to the developments - what is being characterised as 'the real Big Society'.