Monthly Archives: November 2014

That’s Living Alright – Pensions below poverty.

Low pay £7.69/hr or 2/3 of median wage.    £307 a week. Poverty £5.78 or 1/2 median wage.  £231 a week. Minimum wage £6.50/hr.  £260 a week. Living wage £7.89.  £315 a week. State Pension £2.85!  £113 a week. Based … Continue reading

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Vote for better Trains in the North

Politicians are rushing to make friendly noises towards the north using promises of better trains.    We have High Speed 2 which David Cameron says he supports. High Speed 3 which George Osborne is supporting.  Replacement of old trains which … Continue reading

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