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The Chancellor’s measures spelled out in the 2015 Summer Budget "are likely to worsen levels of UK inequality", says the New Economics Foundation.
In his Summer Budget Chancellor Osborne announced today that the government will introduce what he claims is a new National Living Wage.
Demonstrations will take place across Britain today, as Chancellor Osborne prepares further swingeing cuts targeted on low income families and disabled people.
A new report by the Prison Reform Trust says rapid expansion in the prison population is placing a growing burden on the taxpayer while reoffending rates remain high.
Hundreds of thousands of council and housing association tenants in England could face rocketing rents or eviction unless they buy their homes.
When the poverty figures were published last week, many people were surprised that they did not show a significant rise.
Christian Aid has expressed disappointment that a Tax Dodging Bill was not included in the Queen’s Speech - and its hope that the Budget will address corporate tax dodging.
In the last Parliament, people with disabilities who challenged government cuts were labelled extremists. Political opposition was weakened by a fear of being seen as on the side of ‘scroungers’.
The Fawcett Society, the campaigning women's NGO, will today launch a new research report entitled 'Where's the Benefit?'
Despite some truly grim economic statistics, Chancellor George Osborne will attempt to deflect criticism for the failings of austerity economics in his Autumn Statement today, blaming the world economy and the last government.
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