Stop the Health Cuts, End Austerity

The North has been without governing institutions since the Assembly was collapsed in January in a crisis that began with the nearly £500 million Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) scandal involving the former DUP First Minister Arlene Foster. 

Stop the Health Cuts, End Austerity

pic: Royal Victoria Hospital ; Belfast Health Trust set to make £26.3 million  savings out of £70 million cuts in the North No functioning Executive means unelected civil servants under the direction of James Brokenshire, the Tory secretary of state for Northern Ireland, are running government departments and with no budget in place they are imposing […]

Sinn Féin & DUP sign up to austerity- People Before Profit statement

People Before Profit Cllr Gerry Carroll has hit out at the Assembly for agreeing an austerity budget that is “an attack on ordinary people, on our services, and a handout to big business.”

Sinn Féin & DUP sign up to austerity- People Before Profit statement

People Before Profit Cllr Gerry Carroll has hit out at the Assembly for agreeing an austerity budget that is “an attack on ordinary people, on our services, and a handout to big business.”  “The DUP and Sinn Fein have touted this deal as a ‘fresh start’ for people,” said Cllr Carroll. “It is anything but. […]

A Recovery for the Rich

Government ministers, right-wing economists and the media are telling us an economic ‘recovery’ is well under way.

A Recovery for the Rich

Government ministers, right-wing economists and the media are telling us an economic ‘recovery’ is well under way. We are being hit from all directions by self-congratulatory propaganda from our rulers on how austerity is a distant memory now that ‘we’ve turned the corner.’   However, for the majority of working class people who continue to struggle […]