Daily Archives: 30/10/2017

Quarter of firefighters axed as union warns of staffing crisis......

A Home Office report has revealed the number of firefighters employed by fire and rescue services has been reduced by nearly a quarter over the past decade.  Click here to read more.

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PFI: five firms avoid tax despite £2bn profits......

The five companies specialised in lending money through Private Finance Initiatives (PFI).   They own hundreds of public assets including schools, hospitals and even police stations.  Click here to read more.

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World’s witnessing a new Gilded Age as billionaires’ wealth swells to $6tn......

Not since the time of the Carnegies, Rockefellers and Vanderbilts at the turn of the 20th century was so much owned by so few.  Click here to read more.

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