“Borrowing up, inflation up, living standards falling- this is Tory Britain” says Steve McCabe MP
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics reveal that the coalition government borrowed more than expected in June, meaning the Chancellor is set to break his promise to balance the books by next year.
Sharp rise in inflation piles pressure on household budgets
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics show the rate of UK inflation rose to 1.9% in June, up from 1.5% in May. Inflation remains well above the rate of wage increases meaning real-terms wages are falling.
Students at Baverstock are taking part in the Send All My Friends to School Campaign run by the Global Campaign for Education. Steve was really impressed by the students campaign and told them how he had visited Mozambique and children there had to get up at 4’oclock in the morning to walk miles to school.
The last few weeks haven’t been the best for Ken Clarke what with his revealing comments on rape and the shambles over the 50% sentencing discount but Labour can’t assume that because the Tories are...