"Never before has it been more obvious that our democracy is a front for the management and control of capital, big business, and profiteering" - Laura Smith responds to the Autumn Statement.
The NHS is in crisis. It needs investment, not #AutumnStatement austerity – Holly Turner, NHS Workers Say No
Speaking in response to the Autumn Statement, Holly Turner, NHS Workers Say No, highlighted the real terms cut in funding and the Tory driven crisis in the NHS.
Working people take the hit for Tory economic failure – TUC
“This is a recession made in 10 Downing Street, which will put jobs at risk and hit workers’ wages. We are all paying the price for the last decade of Tory governments" - analysis and response to the Autumn Statement from the TUC.
#AutumnStatement: increase in NHS funding is a real terms cut! – Just Treatment
In the Autumn Statement Jeremy Hunt has unleashed a new wave of austerity. Claiming to put the NHS first with a £3.3bn funding increase... in reality, this is a real terms cut - Just Treatment
Hunt and Sunak’s ‘austerity autumn statement’ – how does the left respond?
An in-depth briefing and response to the Autumn Budget with John McDonnell, Holly Turner (NHS Workers Say No), Jon Trickett, Andrew Fisher and Professor Ozlem Onaran.
Hunt confirms years more austerity #AutumnStatement2022
"The Autumn Statement was an austerity budget that will further entrench inequality, force tax rises on struggling households and crush public services" - Left MPs respond to the #AutumnStatement.
Now is the time to build support for a radical economic policy – not retreat from one
Labour must put forward a bold and transformative economic policies. In failing to provide an alternative, the party risks normalising the return to crippling austerity, writes Sam Browse.
Autumn Statement expected to drive social conflict
"The Conservatives are set to punish already hard-pressed households struggling with the cost-of-living crisis and drive social conflict, by prioritising sticking to their own arbitrary fiscal rules."
It’s not just a cost of living crisis. It’s a Tory cost of living scandal – Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP
"The cost of living emergency we’re facing didn’t fall from the sky but has been engineered by twelve years of Tory policy choices" - Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP
Liz Truss must reverse her budget to stabilise the economy – TUC
"We need a new budget focused on stabilising the economy and getting wages rising. Not one that puts the UK at risk for the sake of tax cuts for the rich.”