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#Brexit bad news hidden in #Budget2017

13 Mar 2017, by in International

Last week’s Budget speech by the Chancellor had very little to say about Brexit. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a Brexit angle – you just have to look at what wasn’t there, rather than what was. First, there was very little in the Budget to prepare for the challenges Brexit will pose to the British economy.…

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Government risking ‘leap in the dark’ with no deal

12 Mar 2017, by in International

The Government’s much-touted negotiating threat that ‘no deal would be better than a bad deal’ risks doing huge damage to the UK economy, our jobs, rights at work and living standards. Last week the all-party Commons Select Committee on International Trade made clear that ‘no deal’ was in fact the worst ‘bad deal’ on offer. Today…

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International Women’s Day: 50-50 by 2030

07 Mar 2017, by in International

Today (8 March) is International Women’s Day (#IWD2017) and the UN’s chosen theme for this year focusses on ‘Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030’. This theme chimes well with the values of the TUC and our sister trade unions around the world who will be joining the global union call…

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#Right2Remain gains wider support: so what’s the problem?

06 Mar 2017, by in International

On Sunday morning, the House of Commons Select Committee on Exiting the European Union (the ‘Brexit Committee’ chaired by Hilary Benn MP) released a report urging the government to unilaterally grant the right to remain to EU citizens living and working in the UK. The cross-party group of MPs (including prominent Leave supporters like Michael…

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