CP General Secretary on the Budget and the Peoples Alternative

Chancellor Osborne’s budget on Wednesday confirmed that the ruthless Tory-LibDem assault on the poor, the low paid, the unemployed, the sick and the disabled not only continues but will escalate. There will be no reversal of the austerity drive against public services, welfare benefits and the employment terms and conditions of public sector workers.  l […]

The EU is an enemy of fair taxation

Chair of the No2EU trade union information group and former RMT President Alex Gordon explains how the EU’s treaties enshrine rules to let companies dodge their fair share of tax. This article was first published in the Morning Star 18/11/2013. It is a fundamental function of states to levy taxes on economic activities within their borders. […]