Economic Issues

TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on today`s unemployment figures.
19 May 1999
TUC General Secretary John Monks, commenting on today`s inflation figure.
18 May 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on a poll commissioned by Business for Sterling.
17 May 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on today`s MPC decision to leave interest rates at 5.25%.
07 May 1999
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee will put a strong economic recovery at risk next year unless it cuts interest rates by 0.5 percent tomorrow (Thursday 6 May) says the TUC in a new report out today.
30 April 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on the latest unemployment figures.
29 April 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks commenting on today`s rise in unemployment.
18 March 1999
TUC General Secretary John Monks and the TUC's economics team including Chief Economist Bill Callaghan will be available for interview all day on Tuesday. For Budget predictions and post-Budget comment call Liz in the press office.
10 March 1999
TUC General Secretary, John Monks, commenting on today`s new earnings figures and the report on the earnings statistics.
10 March 1999
Given the Chancellor's forecast of rising Government surpluses the case for an early and large cut in interest rates is now overwhelming. I am now looking to the Bank of England to play their part in ensuring a soft landing for the economy at their next meeting.
09 March 1999

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