Renowned author’s summary of Tory plan to cut billions from public spending is chilling and evocative
Author Michael Rosen’s summary of the consequences of the Truss-Kwarteng plan to cut a further £18 billion from public services is accurate and utterly heartbreaking.
In a Facebook post summing up the huge-scale theft that the ‘plan’ really is, Rosen wrote:
An 18 billion cut from public services is this government stealing from us our health, our means of caring for each other, our means of mitigating the effects of poverty caused by unemployment, low wages, and living for a long time.
It means pain, hunger and premature death.
If we cared about something called ‘public wealth’, we wouldn’t be cutting our public services, we would be using Bank of England powers to generate £67 billion out of nothing to support public wealth instead of propping up banking.Michael Rosen, today
Instead of doing this obvious good, Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng are planning yet another Tory smash and grab – and the Bank of England is planning huge interest rate rises that will cripple households and telling ordinary people that they shouldn’t be asking for a decent pay rise.
Rosen good. Truss, Kwarteng, non-opposition ‘leader’ Starmer and all who support or enable them bad.
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