Cost of Living Crisis: A Windfall Tax on those Supermarkets reporting large profit?

As discounter Aldi surpassed Asda to become Britain’s fourth-largest supermarket for the first time, statistics indicate that consumers are now paying a record £571 more on average for their groceries than they did last year.According to research firm Kantar, grocery … Continue reading Cost of Living Crisis: A Windfall Tax on those Supermarkets reporting large profit?

Truss Economy: No Windfall Tax; Public Borrowing and a Tax Cut for ‘Investment’?

Making her debut speech in PMQ today, Prime Minister Liz Truss confirmed that she is not in favour of implementing Windfall Tax on Energy companies (thereby overturning a previous promise made by Rishi Sunak whilst he was Chancellor); preferring instead … Continue reading Truss Economy: No Windfall Tax; Public Borrowing and a Tax Cut for ‘Investment’?

UK Government Will Borrow to Subsidise Energy Companies

Prime Minister Liz Truss is planning to borrow billions to limit the expected sharp rise in energy bills for households and firms. According to reports, the government intends to pay energy companies to subsidise prices, with customers no longer required … Continue reading UK Government Will Borrow to Subsidise Energy Companies

The Divide – The Free-Market and Social Inequality

Katharine Round, a British filmmaker, is the director of the 2015 documentary The Divide. Christopher Hird and Katharine Round produced it.  It is an adaption of Richard G. Wilkinson and Kate Pickett’s popular socio-economic book The Spirit Level, published in 2009. … Continue reading The Divide – The Free-Market and Social Inequality

CPAG November E-Bulletin & Updates

November e-Bulletin: claimant commitments The Early Warning System collects evidence from advisers about how changes to the benefits system are affecting their clients. We use this data for campaigns, in discussions with Government, and to produce advice resources.  This month, we have heard a … Continue reading CPAG November E-Bulletin & Updates