With meeting families of steel workers. Government can & must act

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Under the Tories: by 2020/21 we are likely to suffer “the largest sustained fall in NHS spending as a share of GDP in any period since 1951”

The Tories say NHS spending is growing, which it is – but more slowly than the economy is growing. So, under the Tories, the proportion of our national income spent on the NHS is F

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Health spending graph

SOURCE KINGS FUND

Tory England: All of these countries spend a greater proportion of their national income on healthcare than we do…

UNITED STATES

NETHERLANDS

SWITZERLAND

SWEDEN

GERMANY

FRANCE

DENMARK

JAPAN

BELGIUM

CANADA

AUSTRIA

NEW ZEALAND

GREECE

PORTUGAL NORWAY

SPAIN

ITALY

ICELAND

AUSTRALIA

SLOVENIA

FINLAND

SOURCE KINGS FUND

Local devolution – your chance to comment before 2nd Nov

A devolution deal for Liverpool City Region could have a major impact on the future development of the Wirral. You can get the latest information and have your say here – deadline for comments on Phase 1 is 2nd Nov.

The Devolution deal

Welfare system failing thousands

Terminally ill left without money; Royal British Legion forced to give £133,000 in emergency payments for food, clothing and fuel; long delays in making payments leaving people with no money – the reality of life in Tory England for many of our sick and disabled.A food bank in South Shields

Jeremy Corbyn: An Eventful week

Jeremy Corbyn shares his take on what has been an eventful week, from the Government’s change of heart on the Saudi prison contract to the celebration of Black History Month in Bristol.

Woman breaks down on Question Time over tax credits

Embedded image permalink  On BBC Question Time a woman who says she voted Conservative at the election criticises the Tories for breaking their promise not to cut tax credits and talks of the effect on her family. 

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