Senior government figures promote predatory PFI schemes abroad, despite criticising them at home

Several leading government ministers have been accused of flogging PFI schemes to impoverished and under-developed nations – despite being strong critics of similar schemes in the UK. Jubilee Debt Campaign have published a damning report exposing the dodgy dealings of senior Tory ministers, who have been promoting Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes to developing nations, often with the

Tory cuts to Universal Credit will put 1 million more children into poverty

One million more children will be in poverty by 2020 if the government does not reverse cuts to Universal Credit, according to recent analysis published by the Child Poverty Action Group and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). The research shows that the promise of greater rewards for working families has been broken due to cuts