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Instability: Poverty and low skill push Britain to Brexit

A report on the causes of BREXIT has been published. According to this report, Brexit was the reason of ‘Poverty, Low Skills and Lack of Opportunities’. 265 more words

Inequality

Not one day more: Tory councillor suspended for sneering racism and vindictive Tory anti-welfarism

Councillor Rosemary Carroll

A Conservative councillor has been suspended for her sneering racism and despicable prejudice regarding welfare claimants. Some media outlets have described the comments as a “joke”. 2,877 more words

Austerity

Bryan Gould, was a Labour  MP, and now lives in New Zealand.

What does inequality look like? In a society where the gap between rich and poor has widened significantly, what evidence of that gap would one expect to see?

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Economics

Belfast City Council officials discussing possible closure of Loughside leisure centre

Leaked management plans by outsourced management company, Greenwich Leisure Limited, admits closure would be ‘extremely political’ and recommends exploring ‘opportunities for reduced operational hours’ in the interim. 424 more words

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Announced cuts to advanced nursing training will have drastic long-term impact

Training places for health visitor district nursing and advanced practitioners will be halved

Cuts will impact school nurse numbers leaving vulnerable children at risk

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Belfast City Council must intervene to defend services and staff at outsourced Leisure Centres

Unite has yet to receive management report over Health & Safety impact of corner-cutting policies

Growing use of casual working is leaves increasing numbers of leisure centre staff in poverty-pay trap… 405 more words

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The London Tower block fire – the outstanding community spirit and unbelievable grief will subside only to be replaced by increasingly great anger?

Last Wednesday morning many of us woke-up to the dreadful scenes on television of a London twenty-four storey tower block containing some hundred-and-twenty flats, entirely engulf in flames. 1,531 more words

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