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Justice for Grenfell

Solidarity from Sheffield, Neil FBU London anniversary demonstration

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Universal Credit A Disaster – It’s Official

Universal Credit ‘could cost more than current benefits system’ The National Audit Office says that Universal Credit has “taken too long to roll out” and could cost more than the benefits system is replacing.  It has cost £1.9 billion so far, and is “not delivering value for money”, and continues to cause hardship, with 25% […]

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Kill the Housing Bill National Events

Stop privatisation; improve existing and build a new generation of first class council housing Housing Bill – join growing opposition The Housing Bill is in trouble, with local government leaders calling for defeats see LGA leaders’ letterand Lords rejecting key parts of the Government’s flagship policies see Telegraph and Mirror reports. A growing campaign rejects the Bill’s plans to sell […]

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People’s Assembly Economic Briefing

With the Autumn Statement due shortly, Peoples Assembly has recently filmed an Economic Briefing event in London to discuss economic issues.  The meeting has been filmed, and is a useful source of arguments against austerity and discussions on future directions for Peoples Assembly. You can view it here on the National Peoples Assembly Website   […]

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Alliance Boots avoids £1.1 billion tax

Taxpayer-funded firm’s gain worth 78,000 nurses, two years’ prescription charges or 5.2 million ambulance calls Shoppers at Britain’s largest high street chemists Boots are today warned that its parent company has avoided at least £1.12 billion tax since going private six years ago, enough to pay for two years’ prescription charges in England, the starting […]