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12 September 2012
This is an extract of the speech at the TUC congress given by Fran Heathcote, group president of PCS in the Department for Work and Pensions, in support of a motion from the Fire Brigades Union on nationalising the banks
8 December 2010
The Con-Dem government plans a 63% cut in funding for social house building. They want to remove security of tenure for new social housing tenants and are introducing massive cuts in housing benefit...
31 March 2009
SURPRISING ALL the pundits, inflation went both up and down last month - that is to say, up for the poor and down for the rich, writes Pete Mason.
4 June 2008
THE CHIEF executive of Bradford and Bingley bank has stepped down amidst reports of massively reduced profits, due to an increasing number of accounts in arrears...
22 April 2008
Over £50 billion is being handed to fat cat bankers while five million low-paid workers are losing out from the abolition of the 10p tax band...
16 April 2008
AS THE US economy moves sharply downwards, the threat of a crash in the British housing market is becoming ever more real, writes Marc Glasscoe, Socialist Party Lincoln.
2 April 2008
FSA Northern Rock report: WHEN NORTHERN Rock collapsed last year, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) set up an internal review of its regulation of the bank, writes Kevin Parslow.
20 September 2007
NORTHERN ROCK'S headquarters are in Gosforth, near Newcastle, and they employ around 4,700 people in North-Eastern England... By Elaine Brunskill
24 August 2007
Editorial: Over the last week, billions of pounds have been wiped off share values worldwide as stock markets plunged...
7 June 2007
IT IS a telling sign of the scale of debt-related stress, when some people who have 'opted' for bankruptcy say they are relieved...
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