From the TUC

How much do YOU stand to lose from the CSR cuts?

21 Oct 2010, by in Economics

Find out what your own household stands to lose from public service cuts with our online cuts calculator.

This tool is based on the detailed economic modelling done by Tim Horton and Howard Reed for our report “Where The Money Goes“.

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8 Responses to How much do YOU stand to lose from the CSR cuts?

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  2. Chris Lawson
    Oct 21st 2010, 1:28 pm

    Doesn’t work on Firefox 3.6.10 FWIW

  3. John Wood

    John Wood
    Oct 21st 2010, 1:36 pm

    Hi Chris. Thanks for that, and sorry for the errors. It should be fine on FF3.6.10 – It’s what I’m using to test. We have had a problem today with our server though, which has caused “500” errors at very annoying times for some users. This might be stopping one step in the calculator for you. Big apologies if so. Our web host’s tech help team are working on the issue for us – fingers crossed it’ll be fixed soon.

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  6. Georges
    Oct 21st 2010, 4:51 pm

    Interesting. The calculator estimates my family will ‘lose’ £1620 per year to ‘cuts’, half of one percent of gross income.

    What the widget doesn’t tell me is how much we will really lose due to higher taxation, that is the real loss. Services not used and cut make no difference at all….

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  8. Richard
    Oct 26th 2010, 11:51 am

    Seems like scaremongering to me. Suggests my household will lose £1091 (3%). But after taking out (a) ‘cuts’ that certainly don’t apply – e.g. Social Care – and (b) cuts that aren’t defined – e.g. ‘other flat-rate Services – I’m left with a possible effect of minus £11 for Health (0.03%)!!