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Jon Responds to the 2014 Budget

Mar 25, 2014

Last week the Government announced their budget for the 2014/15 financial year. Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas responded to the budget finding a lack of substance that would help people in Dagenham and Rainham.  

Jon Cruddas MP said “We needed a budget that would tackle the cost –of – living crisis which has left many people in Dagenham and Rainham worse off.  

I hear from my constituents in Dagenham and Rainham every day how they are struggling with increased energy, transport and housing costs.

Charity and MP say government has ‘kicked voluntary sector in the teeth’ 2

Apr 23, 2012

 The following article was published by the Barking and Dagenham Post on 18th April 2012. You can view the original here:  www.bdpost.co.uk/home/e-edition

A charity for vulnerable adults has joined forces with MP Jon Cruddas to launch an attack on government plans to tax charitable donations.

SilverNet dismisses Osborne’s £5 a week increase in state pension

Apr 12, 2012

The following article was written by Senior Reporter Sukran Sahin and was published in the Barking and Dagenham Post on Wednesday 28th March. You can view the original piece here: www.bdpost.co.uk/home/e-edition

 

A group of pensioners has condemned the government’s plan to freeze tax allowances, with one protesting that a £5 rise a week in state pensions would only buy them “two packets of fish fingers”.

Pensioners call tax changes ‘an attack on older people’

Apr 12, 2012

The following article was written by Senior Reporter Sukran Sahin, and published by the Barking and Dagenham Post on Wednesday 28th March. You can view the original piece here:
www.bdpost.co.uk/home/e-edition

Sukran Sahin reports on how the latest Budget will impact on local people:

“Unfair” was the verdict of a group of Barking and Dagenham pensioners on new rules in the Budget which will see money taken away from those who have worked and paid into the system for decades.

MP deplores cut in parents’ incomes

Apr 12, 2012

The following article was written by Senior Reporter Sukran Sahin, and was published by the Barking and Dagenham Post on Wednesday 28th March. The original piece can be found here: www.bdpost.co.uk/home/e-edition

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has made a scathing attack on new rules in the Budget that will slash £2.6billion from parents’ incomes by making it harder to qualify for working tax credits.

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