Economy: Budget 2017 – Lack of Social Care Provision

A lot of people are commenting on the veracity of Jeremy Corbyn's response to a budget that contained nothing for social care https://twitter.com/Debs_Parker/status/933339041046695937

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Economy: Some Budget 2017 Tweets

Jeremy Corbyn: https://twitter.com/jeremycorbyn/status/932653615210213376 John McDonnell: https://twitter.com/UKLabour/status/933274126780743680 Rebecca Long Bailey: https://twitter.com/RLong_Bailey/status/932983847087759360 A quick poll (via Britain Elects): https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/933259761105166336 Ealing Labour 4 Corbyn: https://twitter.com/EL4JC/status/933289272324624384  

Economy: Let’s Have a Budget that Helps Schools

91% of schools are still facing cuts but this Wednesday Philip Hammond has the power to change that. This short video from schoolcuts.org.uk highlights how schools are at breaking point. https://www.facebook.com/nationaleducationunion/videos/293895791117039/?link_id=1&can_id=8a9025c54df8c5eb37b54a760cde16de&source=email-this-budget-matters-for-children&email_referrer=email_265247___subject_322602&email_subject=this-budget-matters-for-children

Economy: TUC Offers Advice for Budget 2017

The TUC is calling on the Chancellor to take four key steps in this week's Budget. They are calling for him to end the public sector pay cap, upgrade our workplaces, take swift steps to address the living standards crisis, and expand public investment. https://www.tuc.org.uk/blogs/four-ways-chancellor-can-afford-higher-public-spending-%E2%80%93-not-including-accounting-games

Brexit: “No Opt Outs” says Barnier

Many commentators have tried to make the case that the UK financial sector should be allowed to forego any changes to regulations enforced by Brexit. The EU's chief negotiator disagrees, saying "Brexit means Brexit, everywhere". http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-passporting-rights-banks-financial-services-michel-barnier-speech-talks-david-davis-a8064836.html

Local Events: Leeds NW CLP Women’s Forum Event

Leeds NW CLP Women's Forum Event  Saturday 25th November 1pm-3pm.  ☕ 🍵 🍰 🍪🍎🍐 MEANWOOD INSTITUTE, 92 GREEN ROAD, MEANWOOD, LEEDS LS6 4LD Come along and enjoy refreshments, games and a general opportunity to socialise with other women members.   We intend to make this an informal and inclusive event.  We would like to give you an opportunity … Continue reading Local Events: Leeds NW CLP Women’s Forum Event

Local News: Green Belt Land Could be Protected Under New Plans

Following a reduction in the city's SAP (site allocation plan) from 66,000 homes to 42,000  homes, Leeds City Council has released a list of 33 greenfield sites that could now be protected from future residential development. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/controversial-plans-for-new-homes-on-green-belt-land-in-leeds-could-be-ripped-up-1-8862101