Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Families to bail out banks - Prof Ruth Lister

Families to bail out banks

make the bankers pay"The government has decided that women, families and children will bear the brunt of cutting the deficit," Ruth Lister, head of social policy at Loughborough University told a TUC forum last week.

Although the government claims that the emergency budget is fair, the combined effect of changes to benefits and service cuts is hitting the poorest hardest, especially low paid women workers and their families.


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