Austerity

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‘Don’t tone it down’ – inside the invasion of British museums by disabled artists
From Belfast to St Ives, 30 UK venues are about to be taken over in an event that will draw on the tragedy of the first world war – and feature deaf dancing, origami clothing and scenes of austerity rendered in fondant icing

Lucy Webster

29, Jun, 2022 @10:44 AM

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The NHS wreckers cannot accept that the British public still back it | Polly Toynbee
The health service is struggling, but the rightwing press seems desperate to shift the blame away from the government, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

27, Jun, 2022 @2:19 PM

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NHS crisis caused by Tory underfunding not Covid, say doctors
Sajid Javid’s claims that pandemic caused lack of funding, beds and staff are refuted in new dossier

Michael Savage Policy Editor

26, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Starve and shiver with Sunak’ is the reality for millions. The chancellor can – and must – stop it | Gordon Brown
Join me in asking the government for a fourth budget, says former UK prime minister Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown

15, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Tories are neglecting those young people who didn’t go to university | Polly Toynbee
Further adult education could be used to level up the UK, but social mobility is still not happening, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

14, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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This will be the result of tonight’s no-confidence vote: a huge lurch to the right and more austerity | Owen Jones
Whether Johnson is ousted now or in the coming weeks, the Tories will again grasp the Thatcherite mantle, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

06, Jun, 2022 @4:21 PM

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‘We’ve had our humanity ripped away’: meet Jeshi, the rapper raging at the cost of living crisis
The east London MC was carrying a knife at 11 but is now about to release an era-defining album. The trouble is that it’s the Tories’ austerity era – something he’d rather see the back of

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Further 250,000 UK households face destitution in 2023, warns NIESR
Thinktank calls for urgent £25-a-week UC uplift and £250 one-off payment to cushion poorest from inflation

Phillip Inman

11, May, 2022 @5:01 AM

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The Guardian view on local democracy: make it matter | Editorial
Editorial: Thursday’s council elections are undermined by a political system in which power and resources are hoarded by Whitehall

Editorial

02, May, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Local government in England ‘hollowed out’ under Conservatives
Major report finds poorer areas worst affected by deep cuts in government funding

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Studying health inequalities has been my life's work. What’s about to happen in the UK is unprecedented | Michael Marmot
Poverty is literally a matter of life and death for those on the margins, and the government has so far failed to step in, says Michael Marmot, director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity

Michael Marmot

08, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Even now, Sunak and the Tories cannot let austerity go
This government is faced with a collapse in real incomes, spending, and its own popularity. But still it will not act

William Keegan

03, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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