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Nov
2015
Thursday 26th
posted by Morning Star in Britain

Policing

Police budgets in England protected from real-terms cuts, but forces expected to share resources.

Welfare

Abolition of planned £4.4 billion tax credit cuts

Welfare cuts maintained at £12 billion

Housing benefits to be capped at same level as private sector

Housing benefit and pension credits stopped for those who leave the country for more than a month

DWP budget slashed by 14 per cent

Tightened benefit conditions extended 

A £3.35 a week rise to state pension but savings credit frozen to more than one million claimants

Health

NHS budget to rise almost £20 billion by 2021 to £120bn

NHS England to make £22 billion cuts

Student nurse grants scrapped and replaced with loans

Education

No further investment in England’s schools budget, but protected in real terms

The 30-hour free childcare subsidy limited to those working more than 16 hours a week

Business and Tax

Tampon tax — VAT charge on sanitary products remains

Business department funding cut by 17 per cent

Housing

A 3 per cent surcharge on stamp duty for buy-to-let properties and second homes

Local government

Local government spending freeze

Transport

A 50 per cent rise in capital funding of transport projects

Culture

Culture department slashed by 20 per cent

Prisons

Holloway women’s prison to be closed

 




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