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Life in Cameron's England.

 by phil , Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:41 am

On the day that a lot of George Osborne’s cuts begin to bite, how are we faring in David Cameron’s England? These figures are according to the Daily Mirror.

Families are £11 a week worse off than last year

The cost of living is rising at double the rate of pay rises

Inflation at 5.5% is the highest for 20 years, higher than anywhere in the West except Estonia, and South Korea

Take-home pay has fallen by 5% in real terms

Building workers have suffered the biggest pay cuts, and 10% have lost their jobs

659,000 households struggling with mortgage payments; 117,000 are in arrears

Real disposable incomes fell in 2010 for the first time since 1981

Income after tax will show a fall of 1.9% by the end of the year, equal to £500 per household

And what is more it must be OK because they are still blaming it on the Labour Government or the snow or anything they can think of.

Phil


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Thread overview

Subject Author Date
Life in Cameron's England. phil Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:41 am
RE: Life in Cameron's England. Sheldonboy Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:48 pm
RE: Life in Cameron's England. phil Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:21 pm
RE: Life in Cameron's England. Voltman Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:46 pm
RE: Life in Cameron's England. Sheldonboy Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:14 pm
RE: Life in Cameron's England. phil Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:23 pm
RE: Life in Cameron's England. Sheldonboy Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:03 pm
RE: Life in Cameron's England. mikejee Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:17 pm
RE: Life in Cameron's England. phil Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:21 pm
 

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