Economy: Not Such a Happy Christmas

In Britain, 128,000 children will wake up homeless this Christmas Day. https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/staggers/2017/12/three-bed-what-it-s-be-temporary-accommodation-christmas

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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