British recession continues


HEALTH union UNISON attacked inflation-busting pay awards for bosses of local health trusts on Monday after it emerged that one chief executive was given a 14 per cent rise last year: here.

THE increase in the state pension will fail to tackle growing poverty, the National Pensioners Convention has warned: here.

INTERNATIONAL aid charity Save the Children started delivering crisis pay-outs to hard-pressed families in Britain on Monday, warning the recession has left some unable to afford even basic essentials: here.

Labour’s proposals to impose a time limit on mortgage help will hit the poorest hardest and set a dangerous precedent, writes Carola Becker: here.

Weak pound heaps food price inflation on poorest households: here.

More households will be pushed into fuel poverty without “radical action” by the government because of higher energy prices and growing unemployment, the government’s Fuel Poverty Advisory Group has warned: here.

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