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Blog Posts with the Tag "austerity"
It is not surprising that official figures show the economy of the United Kingdom shrank by a record amount in April, with the Office of National Statistics reporting that gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 20.4% because of the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown.
Published: 4th July 2020
At the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, the Prime Minister announced that the austerity of the last decade is to end and “support for public services will go up.”
Published: 23rd October 2018
"It has now transpired that the Prime Minister – who represents an Oxfordshire constituency – recently wrote a private letter to Ian Hudspeth, the leader of Oxfordshire County Council, to complain about local cuts."
Published: 16th November 2015
"It's high time Cameron got his own house in order and stopped seeing Cornwall and elsewhere as places to offload cuts and then blame unfairly when less money equals less services."
Published: 4th February 2015
The other week Cornwall Council held a special meeting to discuss the proposed local scheme for Council Tax support. The proposal was accepted to reduce Council Tax benefit to some of the poorest and most vulnerable members of our society this is driven by changes in funding imposed by the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition in Westminster.
Published: 17th February 2013
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