While the Chancellor delivered a budget that failed to address the crisis, over 700,000 trade unionists took action in an inspiring show of force from our movement.
Tax breaks for the rich, falling living standards for the rest of us – Andrew Fisher
"On a day when 700,000 workers were on strike because of the driving down of their wages, the Tory Chancellor found billions of pounds for corporations."
Thousands in show of strength at rallies across the UK – PCS Union
"Our message to Rishi Sunak and Jeremy Hunt is we are not going away" - Mark Serwotka, PSC General Secretary
Teachers demand investment to save our schools on Budget Day – NEU
"Today, there were two budget statements: one from the Chancellor, and another on the streets which surround Parliament."
#WalkoutWednesday photo gallery from the massive day of strike action on Budget Day
"Walkout Wednesday was a clear sign that our movement will continue to come together to fight for our livelihoods and the future of our public services."
Pay up chancellor, or the doom loop will never end – The TUC #Budget2023
"Nothing like this has ever been endured by workers in modern history" - ahead of the Budget, the TUC reports that further cuts will only deepen the crisis.
No-one is going to give us anything for free but together we are a force to be reckoned with – Sarah Woolley, BFAWU #Budget2023
“To every worker out there who is stepping up collectively to demand change - our solidarity is with you. You are amazing, and inspiring so many others to step up too” - Sarah Woolley, BFAWU
Time for a people’s budget – for investment not cuts!
Hundreds joined a discussion ahead of Sunak and Hunt's Spring Budget calling for "an enduring and permanent shift in the balance of wealth of power in favour of working people."
Investment Not Cuts – What a People’s Budget would look like? With John McDonnell, Rebecca Long Bailey and more
Ahead Sunak's Spring Budget, left voices are coming together tonight to discuss what a People's Budget would look like - with John McDonnell, Rebecca Long Bailey and more.
Tax Wealth. Give Public Sector workers a proper pay rise – Richard Burgon MP
The government can afford to give public sector workers a pay rise - they just need to tax wealth properly. Richard Burgon writes on the 30,000-strong call for a fairer tax system.