Posts Tagged "cuts"

Tory Council tells David Cameron his expectations of Councils are “not realistic” and are based on “misunderstanding” of council economics. Calls on Government for a grant “on the basis of needs”.

The Conservative leader of East Sussex County Council, Keith Glazier, appears to have written to Prime Minister David Cameron to “express [the council’s] significant concerns about the Local Government Funding Settlement, how it has been handled, and its impact on the residents of East Sussex”. Glazier explains to Cameron that the cuts...

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Care2 petition to cancel greek debt

A little update on the Greek debt crisis

On Sunday 5 June, the Greek people voted ‘Oxi’ (‘No’) to an austerity (cuts and privatisation) plan for the Troika to continue to financially support Greece, and to loan it more money. However, yesterday (Thursday), the Greek prime minister has offered pretty much the equivalent to what the people...

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Statement from Caroline Lucas RE Queers Against Cuts at Brighton Pride

Thanks to Brighton MP Caroline Lucas from the Green Party for her help on the day. For background you can read my statement along with links to other statements here. Caroline Lucas says, “Just before the Brighton Pride parade set off, a number of people who were marching under...

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Dorries campaign update – attacks on abortion counselling and government cuts to services

This is the transcript of my talk that I gave at the Brighton Pro Choice meeting on 30 January 2011. It covers some of my previous blog posts so sorry for repetition, but this is hopefully a good update of the current campaign. Some of the below I need...

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