The PCSU link the alternative – Austerity Isn’t Working, is excellent.
Reposted from Public & Commercial Services union
There were plenty of ideas about how the government could cut spending, which did not include the chancellor’s plans to reduce departmental spending by £20 billion, to be detailed in the 25 November spending review or the 4-year,1% civil service pay cap outlined in the emergency budget.
Scrapping Trident was a popular suggestion, as was cutting MPs’ pay and ending the public sector pay cap.
Other ideas included:
- making zero-hours contracts illegal
- ending tax…
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