"The discussion on controlling prices needs to begin now" - Beth Winter MP
Tag: Cost of living
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.
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.
Only socialism can deal with the deepest dysfunctions of capitalism
At a time when there is a renewed discussion about Labour’s economic policy, read Dr Mary Robertson's contribution to the discussion on building a socialist policy agenda.
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.
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
Consequences of Liz Truss’ deeply unpopular financial plans are “truly frightening” – Ian Lavery MP
Ian Lavery MP analyses Liz Truss' disastrous start and the "truly frightening" consequences of her financial plans for the benefit the super-rich.
Truss’ proposals not nearly enough to tackle skyrocketing energy bills – Beth Winter MP
"Truss says that profit is not a dirty word, but we should be clear that the cost-of-living crisis is being driven by the profiteering of energy companies" - Beth Winter calls for concrete action.
We need to really go after oil and gas profits to drive down energy bills – Richard Burgon MP
"Either we let firms make huge profits on the back of soaring energy bills for millions. Or we act and put the needs of people ahead of the energy giants" - Richard Burgon and 30,000 others call for the Windfall Tax to be raised to address the crisis.
Royal Mail Group Strike – Why CWU members are taking action
"Our members are striking for a pay rise that fully addresses the current cost of living. Our members need it, our members deserve it – the company can afford it."