Figures published today show the government’s flagship programme to tackle unemployment has been an abject failure in the region.Read more
Today’s announcements mean more misery for our lowest paid, no support for those who rely on public services and no hope for our young people in desperate need of a job
Commenting on the announcement of the government’s spending review Anna Turley, Labour’s & Co-operative candidate for Redcar said:
“Today’s spending round has failed on the most important test for the people of our area- action on jobs, growth and falling living standards. All we see is more cuts – a direct result of the government’s failed austerity programme – hitting those who are struggling to make ends meet even harder.