The following from Professor John Weeks and Ann Pettifor of Prime Economics was published on 15 March 2016, a day ahead of the UK Budget speech by the Chancellor, in the Guardian newspaper:
Category - austerity
March 16, 2016
February 9, 2016
Back in November, I was startled to discover that the Prime Minister had urged Oxfordshire County Council not to make cuts.
November 24, 2015
Why is the government so determined to protect British people from dying at the hands of terrorists, but completely unconcerned about British people dying as a result of its own policies?
November 13, 2015
A recent news story perfectly encapsulated the ironies and contradictions which arise when people vote for government spending cuts.
November 10, 2015
Yesterday’s Daily Mirror ran an interesting article about a very public
October 21, 2015
September 14, 2015
As a new Shadow Cabinet takes shape, the economy promises to become the most fascinating area of policy debate.
September 13, 2015
Three months ago, when Jeremy Corbyn scraped onto the ballot for Labour leader with seconds to spare, I honestly thought there was no chance he would be elected.
July 23, 2015
We are constantly being told that the British public has swallowed the 'scroungers and skivers' rhetoric about benefit claimants, and is broadly in favour of welfare cuts.
July 21, 2015
Last night's welfare debate in the House of Commons (20th July 2015) was a less than edifying experience.