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Unite: Recovery bypassing women as cuts continue

Lone parents and rape victims latest casualties of ‘gendered austerity’ Cuts highlight need for equality budgeting June 18th: Trade union Unite today said that the cuts to lone parents’ payments and to funding for the Rape Crisis Network are just … Continue reading

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Crisis summit needed to tackle national deprivation emergency

Latest figures show nearly 1-in-3 living in deprivation, including 1-in-5 people in work Union says tax-cutting agenda does not serve those hardest hit by austerity January 21st: In a strongly-worded statement issued today, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly said that … Continue reading

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