Austerity Cuts

Neighbourhood Policing Under Threat

Jack Dromey MP | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Politics
Jack Dromey MP

The Police Service of England and Wales is suffering the biggest cuts of any in Europe. Police Forces are being asked to do more with less. Almost 16,000 police officers have already gone and the police workforce will have reduced by 34,000 by the time of the General Election. With the thin blue line stretched ever thinner, the public is seeing ever fewer Bobbies on the beat.

'Austerity Is Simply Failing'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

Ed Miliband has branded David Cameron "clueless" during an address at a rally in London's Hyde Park, part of a huge protest against Government austeri...

The Green Party Will Be Marching on 20 October Against the Austerity Cuts - Will Labour?

Natalie Bennett | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

The march, which takes place on 20 October, has been organised by the trades union movement and will see thousands of members of the public, union members, political organisations and campaign groups show their opposition to the Coalition's heartless, failed, false economies.

PHOTOS: Spanish Miners Descend On Madrid In Anti-Austerity Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK

Thousands of Spanish coal miners have descended on Madrid in protest against cuts to subsidies as the country's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, announc...

Germany's Merkel 'Not So Efficient'

Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

Despite German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s stipulations on austerity for the rest of Europe, it appears that her own country has been less than stric...

Police Cuts Have Already Resulted In 3,000 Redundancies, Unison Claims

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK

More than seven times as many police officers were made redundant in 2010-11 as cuts to police budgets started to impact on staff numbers, according t...

Army Faces Cuts To Fund Reservists

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A review of the Territorial Army is to recommend that up to 5,000 reservists should be trained so that they are ready for frontli...

Not On The Wires: Spanish Economic Protests In Depth

NotOnTheWires.com | NotOnTheWires.com | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK

Many of these people had never taken to the street before. So why did they do it now? "We are people who have come here freely; after the rallies of M...