Tag Archives: George Osborne

Majority of the public reject Osborne’s austerity plan

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Poll shows that neither Cameron nor Miliband are trusted to perform safe cuts.

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British consumers can no longer afford to consume. We need a new economic model

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Consumption-driven growth is a recovery built on sand.

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There are alternatives to the government’s slash and burn policies

There are alternative ways of managing public finances that aren’t reliant on more savage cuts.

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We don’t need Osborne’s ‘roads revolution’ – we need a green revolution

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Osborne is either is a climate change denier, an idiot, or a sadist. Either way, it will be future generations that will get hurt by this budget’s moves against the planet.

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If Osborne takes us back to the thirties, how different will things look?

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Does Osborne have any right to get ruffled about comparisons with the 1930s?

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Worst cuts yet to come, warns Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Britain faces at least five years of savage pending cuts if deficit reduction plans announced by chancellor George Osborne are enacted, according to the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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Autumn statement pulls the rug from under the SNP

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The chancellor’s statement has for once given Westminster the upper hand over Holyrood.

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Autumn Statement: The northern powerhouse must be more than just Manchester

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Ideas for a northern powerhouse are welcome. Now the chancellor must go further.

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Osborne’s policies are deliberately designed to shift money from the poorest to the richest

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Research from LSE has found that the chancellor’s policies have seen the poorest five per cent lose income while the top one per cent have gained.

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Autumn Statement 2014: Osborne’s 2010 promises – shot to pieces

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The promise that Osborne made in 2010 to ensure balanced growth in all parts of the country has gone the same way as his promise to balance the books.

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