LESS than 10 per cent of voters back George Osborne’s plan to keep slashing public spending to achieve a budget surplus.
A poll published by last night’s Evening Standard found 27 per cent of the public believe all cuts should “stop now” and a further 30 per...
Friday 4th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The European Union will always be a capitalist big business club – it’s written into its DNA, says MICK COSTELLO
Tuesday 1st Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
SHAMELESS George Osborne claimed yesterday that an economic slump required even more spending cuts — after boasting that he had “fixed” Britain’s economy.
The Tory Chancellor promised in his latest budget that there would be “no rollercoaster ride in...
Saturday 27th Feb 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
TRADE unionists will protest today as Northumberland County Council votes to implement government cuts, writes Peter Lazenby.
Public service union Unison, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU), Unite and the GMB will demonstrate outside Morpeth town hall between 2pm and 3pm.
Wednesday 24th Feb 2016
THE European Commission approved a budget from Portugal’s left-wing anti-austerity government yesterday after imposing about €845 million (£650m) in cuts.
In the latest EU assault on democracy, the commission forced Prime Minister Antonio Costa’s coalition of...
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
Ken Loach attacks Prime Minister for thanking health workers while slashing public services to the bone
Thursday 24th Dec 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Government reversals and the Oldham triumph mean the Labour leader enters 2016 with a spring in his step – but reshaping British politics will be a long hard slog, he tells Ben Chacko
posted by Ben Chacko in Features
LEN McCLUSKEY sees trouble ahead for the Conservatives and their non-existent ‘recovery.’ If Labour can fix the enemy in its sights, it can change the agenda
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
SPENDING cuts in Britain since the financial crash have been more severe than austerity-ravaged Spain, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said yesterday.
Its study A Crisis Wasted? showed that the Tories made bigger spending cuts than other European governments despite having...
Friday 11th Dec 2015