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£12bn Benefit Cuts Planned in Next Parliament

Chancellor George Osborne’s plans to cut a further £12bn of benefits after the next election – half of all proposed spending cuts over the term of the next parliament, have alarmed campaigners and commentators, with Stephen Naysmith of the Herald warning of a US style...Read more...

Lost Decade for UK Living Standards

The Institute of Fiscal Studies has warned of a “lost decade” for living standard following Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement.  Incomes in 2015 are likely to be no higher in real terms than in 2002.  Despite news that the economy is on the mend, economist...Read more...

Scottish Human Rights Action Plan Launched

Launched today in Edinburgh on International Humans rights Day, the Scottish Human Rights Action Plan (SNAP) seeks to embed a human rights culture that will make Scotland a country in which everyone is able to live with human dignity. In order to provide an evidence...Read more...