Today (25 November) supporters of the Battle For Bootle campaign were among those who joined the anti-austerity protest outside the JobCentre in Bootle. The protest was staged to coincide with the Chancellor’s autumn statement, where he announced further cuts to public services.
Although the government made a massive u-turn on tax credit cuts, austerity is still expected to have a devestating impact on working class people on lower incomes. This includes the massive HMRC office closure programme. Continue reading Bootle protests against Spending Review cuts