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BREAKING 🚨 | The government is CUTTING the tax paid by those who earn more than £150,000. That means mega earners will pay the same rate as those on £50,000. Tax cuts for the rich. Attacks on working people.
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NEW 🚨 | 63% of people believe today's budget will mainly benefit the wealthy over the poor.
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NEW: Polling from @YouGov suggests public is sceptical of today's mini-budget. - 63% say Chancellor’s plan will mainly benefit the wealthy over the poor - 9% say it'll benefit everyone equally - Only 19% say the measures will grow the economy Govt will hope to prove them wrong.
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Damning.
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The IMF: "When the rich get richer, benefits do not trickle down." Liz Truss:
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This government has just given £42,500 to those who earn £1,000,000 per year.
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BREAKING 🚨📉 | The pound has dropped to $1.11. This is a 37 year low.
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- Unlimited bonuses for bankers. - Tax cuts for the ultra wealthy. - Tax cuts for big business. - Attacks on working people. - Attacks on working rights. - Attacks on the ability to organise as trade unions. They are holding down your income while lining bankers’ pockets.
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BREAKING 🚨 | The government is CUTTING the tax paid by those who earn more than £150,000. That means mega earners will pay the same rate as those on £50,000. Tax cuts for the rich. Attacks on working people.
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Trades Union Congress retweeted
The government is: Making it easier for City bankers to help themselves. Making it harder for workers to win better pay and conditions. #MiniBudget
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Tax cuts are not going to end the longest wage squeeze for 200 years.
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NEW 🚨📈 | The Bank of England has raised interest rates by 0.5%. This will increase the pressure on families. The government must respond in the mini budget - not with bungs to bankers and big businesses, but by getting pay growing.
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“If you don’t know if you can switch the lights on, or you’re terrified about the weekly shopping bill, how do you explain letting bankers have bigger bonuses?” This.
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Councils are fighting a losing battle for staff, with supermarkets offering wage rises and perks such as free food. We need urgent government action to address the recruitment & retention crisis. theguardian.com/society/2022…
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