Manchester “38 per cent of its children growing up in poverty” !

Manchester “38 per cent of its children growing up in poverty” !

Slum city: how Manchester will be hammered by welfare reforms Article published: Tuesday, February 5th 2013 The Economist magazine might list Manchester in the top 50 most expensive cities in the world, but the Coalition government’s welfare reforms will see an explosion in homelessness, debt and slum landlords. That’s according to a new report to […]

“struggling to plug a £5.8 million overspend in its Adults Services budget “

“struggling to plug a £5.8 million overspend in its Adults Services budget “

Care in crisis as council awaits more cuts Article published:December 2012 Cuts have left Manchester City Council struggling to plug a £5.8 million overspend in its Adults Services budget as needs rise across the city. Costs are surging due to a rise in the number of people who need care for learning disabilities, a report […]

Cuts to Social Care Services and Manchester’s Voluntary & Community Sector

Cuts to Social Care Services and Manchester’s Voluntary & Community Sector

Press Release from Manchester Alliance for Community Care 14.10.2011 Manchester City Council has today released details of proposed cuts to social care services including those provided by 59 voluntary and community sector organisations. Mike Wild, Director of Manchester Alliance for Community Care, said “People all across Manchester will feel the impact of these cuts – […]

Signed Books Giveaway! Comment and Win! books signed by Tony Benn

Signed Books Giveaway! Comment and Win! books signed by Tony Benn

BOOK ONE: “More Time for Politics” is the publication of Tonys Diaries from 2001-2007 and is signed by Tony Benn ‘To the patients of Park House’

BOOK TWO “Dare to Be a Daniel Tony Benn, Then and Now” and Signed By Tony Benn with the words in Tonys own handwriting ‘For the support of Karen Reissmann’

It’s a beautiful written book about Tonys life and times and will be a historical collection piece for when the story is told about Karen’s own heroic stand for the patients of Manchester, it would make a wonderful present at Christmas for anyone who is interested in politics.

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