A press release was issued by Unite the Union 13 March 2023 exposing unbridled profiteering lies behind the cost-of-living crisis.
Category Archives: Cost of living crisis
Revised pay offer for teachers in Wales
Working conditions for teachers are learning conditions for students. The Workers Party stands in solidarity with all teachers who are fighting for the fair and fully funded pay deal.
Budget Day strikes
The budget has rightly been overshadowed by the strikes and protests of the labour movement, not least because the announcement has elicited comment from the Office of Budget Responsibility that we will see the largest fall in living standards since 1956.
Analysis: Fall of Nicola Sturgeon
Political leaders across the collective west are dropping like ninepins since the start of the Ukraine war, now it is the turn of Nicola Sturgeon.
Rental Evictions Soar Due to Cost of Living Crisis
The homeless charity Crisis ran a survey in December which indicated that almost 1 million low-income British households were anxious about impending eviction in the coming months.
RMT considering revised offer
Whichever way the ballot goes, the victory will belong deservedly to the members of the RMT.
The Devil in the levelling
Apparently some ‘levelling up’ is happening, or is apparently going to happen, in the West Midlands.
Hunt’s Pension Age Hike
Hunt wants us all to work until we are 68 years old, an increase which was already in the pipeline to be rolled out in 2046, but which he seeks to bring forward to 2035. This will affect people who are now aged 54 and under, and various charities and campaign groups have warned that this plan could throw thousands into poverty.
Vulnerable forced onto pre-payment meters
UK energy regulator “Ofgem” is to investigate suppliers who switch vulnerable energy customers to pre-payment meters by force.
Maternal mortality is a shameful reflection of an unequal society
It will probably come as no surprise to many of our members and the public that the lives of expectant and new mothers in the UK are seriously deteriorating with the cost of living crisis and the crisis in mental health which inevitably accompanies it.