Monthly Archives: May 2015

Weak growth and extreme cuts a dangerous combination, says TUC

28 May 2015 Commenting on the latest release today (Thursday) from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on GDP figures, which confirms that the slowest recovery in modern history is slowing down again, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “With … Continue reading

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We would like to discuss…

Since the General Election, some of us were thinking we would like to discuss Austerity as this has so many implications along with the Alternative, which is growth. In fact, we would like this discussion to take place everywhere. We … Continue reading

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Morning Star and the EU: The EU is in trouble and it is the working class which poses the real threat to its future:

THE EU: ANTI- SOCIALIST AND ANTI-DEMOCRATIC May 2015 Tuesday 26th posted by Morning Star in Features The EU is in trouble and it is the working class which poses the real threat to its future, writes KELVIN HOPKINS THERE should … Continue reading

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Political implications of post General Election Result on the Isle of Wight.

The political conditions, post election, was debated at the Isle of Wight TUC last night. It passed a resolution deciding that Austerity was the direction of its focus and adopted the position that it would be an anti-austerity organisation in … Continue reading

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Osborne’s economic failure leaves borrowing for 2014/15 £50bn higher than planned

Commenting on the publication (Friday) by the Office for National Statistics of the latest public sector borrowing figures, which show that the updated deficit for 2014/15 of £87.7bn was £50bn larger than planned in 2010 because of the failure of … Continue reading

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BAE Apprenticeships and the Skills Crisis:

We are reproducing the County Press article as an example for how the neo-liberals and its Government are attempting to “solve” the existential crisis. It shows that the importance of wealth creation through developing, instead of wrecking, the productive forces … Continue reading

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EU Response to Migrant Deaths Frowned Upon:

Oppose Further EU Military Intervention in Responding to Humanitarian Catastrophe: Criminal Response of EU to Shocking Deaths of Migrants Last week the EU Foreign Affairs Council announced that it will step up military and other forms of intervention, particularly in … Continue reading

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