Austerity News

See who’s saying what on Austerity and how different sections of the Press approach the same story.

Matt Hancock abandons key pledge to test all care home residents for coronavirus

Coronavirus crisis: doctors take legal action to force inquiry into PPE shortage

UK coronavirus response utterly hypocritical, says UN poverty expert

Clergy attack tax-haven firms seeking coronavirus bailouts

Eight-year-old boy takes Home Office to court for denying family benefits

Poverty blamed for North West becoming virus hotspot

Three quarters of Britons say it is ‘unacceptable’ to let nannies and cleaners come to work in your home during the lockdown despite the Government relaxing rules (and they think granny should stay away as well)

£2m for coronavirus domestic abuse victims? It’s pitiful’

Don’t be fooled: Britain’s coronavirus bailout will make the rich richer still

Tory MPs clapping for carers, but still only two per cent back pay rise for nurses

NHS medics fighting on the coronavirus frontline are forced to cut up plastic curtains and use them as gowns as PPE shortage rages on

NHS staff forced to crowdfund for protective equipment as 100 die

One in three UK surgeons lacks enough protective kit, survey finds

Nursing chief blasts Health Secretary Matt Hancock for saying NHS workers must use ‘right amount’ of ‘precious’ PPE as she says protective gear is not more precious than a medic’s life

NHS heroes are STILL being tested for virus at snail’s pace at shambolic drive-through centres

Coronavirus: 1.5 million go hungry as job losses and supermarket strain hits those at risk, poll suggests

Only one in 60 small businesses get coronavirus rescue cash

NHS staff making masks from snorkels amid PPE shortages

Desperate NHS staff buy masks from Screwfix as fears grow over provided PPE

NHS workers are forced to fight coronavirus with box of out-of-date face masks with two ‘best before’ stickers hiding original expiry date of May 2012