Five Ways to Challenge the Spending cuts

The most recent budget outlined £34.8 billion in cuts to government expenditure, including large tax credit cuts (£6 billion), ongoing benefit freezes (£4 billion) and reductions in spending on unprotected government departments by one third in real terms by 2020. Faced with the prospect of continued cuts to essential public services, organisations, activist groups and the public are asking how we can respond to consequent rises in poverty, especially for families with children. Housing evictions, as people are unable to pay rent, and problems ofhousehold debt are also set to rise. Campaigners, social movements, local authorities, and businesses believe that we can continue to challenge austerity during this parliament in the following five ways: Challenge with direct... read more
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