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Prospect members have voted overwhelmingly to retain their political fund. The union says this is an "important message" to the government about the impact of the economic downturn on the squeezed middle.
On behalf of 120,000 specialists across the private and public sector, Prospect General Secretary Mike Clancy described the Budget as a missed opportunity to invest in skilled jobs.
Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy has called for a change of direction from the Chancellor in next week’s budget statement. In a video broadcast to Prospect members, Clancy says the budget should be about building workplace confidence.
Prospect members and staff joined a TUC rally in Westminster on Wednesday – a week before the budget – to tell the government to put an end to austerity, support working families and promote growth and jobs.
A parliamentary committee has blamed the Department for Work and Pensions for most of the problems over testing of benefit claimants on their fitness to work.
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