Tag: Cuts

Spending Taxpayer Money Wisely…

Just under half of adults (49%) say they eat bread every day, with 38% buying two loaves a week. But the survey commissioned by Love Food Hate Waste also found that 18% admitted to throwing away a forgotten loaf before…

Continuing The Entitlement Generation…

Dozens of volunteers are this week making free packed lunches to feed youngsters during the school holidays. Why? Does child benefit stop during the summer months? I’m pretty sure it doesn’t, so why aren’t parents feeding their own kids? Their…

Modern Conservatives … Again!

Andrew Boff, Leader of the Conservative group on the Greater London Assembly, said: “I don’t think [Sir Robin] actually likes Newham. I think he wants to change it to some other borough. I think he’s a bit ashamed. “Integration is…

The Return Of The Poll Tax..?

Local authorities have conceded that up to 84% of people on low incomes will refuse to pay council tax after being caught in the net by benefit changes this April, and admit there is little they can do about it.…

Out Of The Mouths Of Babes…

Their names are Claire, Billy, Amira, Sydnee, Trey. Regular east London kids, some of the many who came along to the Poplar Boys and Girls Youth Club in Tower Hamlets during two days in August to have their pictures taken,…