Category Archives: Budget 2018

Translink workers stand ready to defend public transport services against impact of austerity cuts

Northern Ireland’s public transport faces a ‘perfect storm’ between private sector cherry-picking of profitable routes and chronic underfunding Union seeks urgent meeting with Translink management and Department for Infrastructure officials to identify status of threat to bus routes January 23rd: … Continue reading

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Unambitious Budget offers little for working people

Combined tax package will disproportionately benefit better-off October 10th: In an initial response to what he termed today’s ‘unambitious Budget’, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly criticised the over-reliance on tax and USC cuts which, he said, disproportionately benefited the better … Continue reading

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