Yesterday morning, I attended a meeting of the Brighton & Hove Older Persons Council (OPC). It is now under threat of closure due to the Council’s budget crisis, with officers proposing it be replaced by a non-elected “consultative” committee.Read More →
A “Divide and Rule” Budget for the affluent, middle aged second-home owners
That’s what the headlines after last Thursday’s budget should have said.
However the media were nearly all headlining a “pensioners budget”. Even the Guardian‘s headline was “Vote Blue Go Grey”. This headline and others like it are as big a lie as the “Vote Blue Go Green pledge of the Tories before the last election!Read More →