Welfare ‘reform’ disaster for working-class communities
In November 2015, DUP, Sinn Féin and Alliance MLAs lined up to hand the Tories in Westminster the power to impose their draconian 'welfare reform' policies on working-class people here. The vote was agreed by them as part of the Fresh Start Agreement – as their reward, the local parties would be able to slash corporate taxes.
Assembly Executive making the poor pay for the crimes of the rich
By Pat Lawlor, The insincere declaration by Finance Minister Sammy Wilson that cutting rates relief payments as the…
Fight all cuts to benefits
In December £14.2 billion of spending cuts were announced by the Con-Dem government, including an annual 1% cap…