Monthly Archives: November 2010

Coalition plans to localise the blame for their cuts

Councils across Britain are working out how to implement funding cuts on a scale not seen since before the Second World War. The coalition government have chosen to make people who use council services bear the brunt of paying down … Continue reading

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Benefit reform – a lost opportunity for London

The Government has outlined proposals to replace existing benefits with a single ‘Universal Credit’.  The idea is to ensure that people are always better of in work rather than on benefits.  If implemented properly it should help people out of … Continue reading

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Labour seeks to protect the vulnerable as scale of Tory-Lib Dem cuts becomes clear

Last Saturday over 120 Labour Party members came together at Lambeth Town Hall to discuss the funding cuts being forced on Lambeth Council by the Tory-Lib Dem Government. It’s worth remembering there’s nothing inevitable about cuts on this scale – … Continue reading

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The Cooperative Council: a guide for Labour Party members

Labour in Lambeth has published a new guide to the cooperative council for Labour Party members.  I’ve posted it here – please click below to open, download and read it.  Coop Council guide

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Lib Dems and Tories wage war on women

The Coalition Government’s spending review will hit women twice as hard as men according to new research from the House of Commons.  In addition, poorer women in Lambeth will be hit harder than women on higher incomes because of the … Continue reading

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