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Britain faces a profound challenge to reverse the tide of rising inequality and build a new economy that delivers fairness for working people. Tackling the living standards crisis which has left the majority of ordinary families struggling with smaller pay packets and rising household bills, should be a One Nation...
08 December 2014
Commenting on today’s (Thursday) analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) of the Autumn Statement and the forecasts by the Office for Budgetary Responsibility, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Buried beneath the Chancellor’s headline giveaways was a dire report on the state of the economy and the public...
04 December 2014
Responding to the Autumn Statement today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “The living standards crisis has wrecked the Chancellor’s strategy. He has failed his deficit reduction pledge as low-paid Britain is paying much less tax than expected. And businesses won’t find the customers they need if consumers do...
03 December 2014
The government is collecting £17bn less than forecast in income tax because of the lack of earnings growth in the UK, according to new analysis published today (Friday) by the TUC. If earnings growth had been in line with the forecast made in June 2010 by the Office for Budgetary...
28 November 2014
Responding to the Chancellor’s Budget today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
19 March 2014
The Chancellor must use the Budget this week to address the UK’s growing investment gap, which was nearly £50bn last year, the TUC says today (Monday) as it publishes its Budget submission.
17 March 2014
Commenting on the analysis of the Autumn Statement by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) today (Friday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
06 December 2013
Commenting on the announcement from the Department of Work and Pensions today (Thursday) that there is to be a yet another delay to the introduction of Universal Credit, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
05 December 2013
Changes to the state pension age and welfare rules mean young people have done particularly badly as a result of today’s Autumn Statement, says the TUC.
05 December 2013
Responding to the Autumn Statement today (Thursday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
05 December 2013

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