Left and Labour movement voices respond to Rishi Sunak's budget, and it's failure to address the cost-of-living crisis plunging millions into poverty.
Unite has slammed chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement today, which the union has said does not go anywhere near far enough to tackle an unprecedented cost of living crisis.
The government has shown it is incapable of tackling the crisis we face - Apsana Begum MP responds to the #SpringStatement
On Thursday we interviewed Rebecca Long Bailey MP on the Spring Statement Rishi Sunak had just presented to Parliament amid the deepening cost-of-living and energy crises.
"With the scale of this crisis worsening by the day, the Government must ease the suffering felt in our communities through three simple measures, all of which are supported by economists and politicians across the political spectrum."
"As Rishi Sunak prepares his Spring Budget statement, the NHS is now being plunged another massive period of austerity" - John Lister, SOS NHS.
"Spiralling inflation will be described as if it was a natural phenomenon, all to justify a tightening of belts for working people, a further squeeze on benefits and stagnating pay" - The IER ahead of the #SpringStatement
Ahead of the #SpringStatement, Beth Winter MP calls for action to address the worst squeeze in living standards in decades.
Our political and economic systems are at the centre of the crises we face. Ahead of the #SpringStatement, Apsana Begum calls for lasting, transformative solutions.
Ahead of the Spring Statement, Labour must demand radical solutions, that support a decarbonised economy, to address the rising cost of living crisis.