This is the last issue of the New Worker before the two week summer break. The next issue will be out on Friday 23rd July.

Lead story

A million jobs to go

by Daphne Liddle

THE CON-DEM coalition government’s planned spending cuts will axe around 1.3 million jobs by 2015 according to Treasury figures that Prime Minister Cameron is refusing to publish but which were leaked to the press.

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Editorial

Britain Con-Demed

THE CON-DEM coalition is doing everything in its power to push up unemployment statistics: cutting public sector jobs by about a quarter, cutting university places, forcing the elderly to work extra years before they get their pension and now trying to force the long-term sick and disabled off of Incapacity Benefit and on to Job Seekers’ Allowance.

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