WRITING off loans for students who started university after tuition fees were trebled to £9,000 a year could cost £20 billion by 2050 — far lower than the £100bn figure often suggested.
The analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies think tank (IFS) comes in...
Saturday 16th Sep 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Corbyn points out millions are struggling just to get by
Thursday 14th Sep 2017
NEW TORY campaign group Activate was in disarray yesterday after it was forced to issue a statement denying it had ever launched following a string of sickening messages circulating on social media.
Comments posted in a Tory WhatsApp group calling for “chavs to be gassed”...
Friday 1st Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Unite’s Len McCluskey slams ‘insulting’ Tory proposals on wage inequality
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
TEACHERS and students have “struggled to get to grips” with changes to A-level exams, unions warned yesterday as school leavers collected their results.
The national proportion of As and A*s rose for the first time in six years, with boys scoring better than girls for the...
Friday 18th Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
SHAMBOLIC Tory incompetence has left a £3 billion black hole in the public finances over the summer, Labour warned yesterday.
Labour called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to rule out tax rises that would hit ordinary families to plug the gap created by successive economic...
Monday 7th Aug 2017
By Solomon Hughes
Friday 4th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
SAVAGE cuts to traffic police have seen their number slashed by nearly a third, breakdown firm AA said yesterday.
A Freedom of Information request to 45 police forces revealed numbers of traffic police had fallen by 30 per cent in the last 10 years — 24 per cent over the last...
Monday 31st Jul 2017
A STUDY for the GMB union provides a valuable upto date assessment of how much unpaid overtime is put in by Britain’s public-sector employees.
Nearly two million staff work an extra eight hours a week on average and receive no payment in return, gifting the rest of us £11...
Tuesday 25th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
JEREMY CORBYN kickstarted his summer campaign blitz immediately after Parliament went into recess yesterday with an appearance in the Midlands.
This comes after PM Theresa May told her MPs earlier this week to take a “proper break” after splits within the party were...
Friday 21st Jul 2017