Increasing public spending had contributed to a substantial deterioration of public finances in Cyprus over recent years. To address fiscal imbalances, the government introduced an initial set of fiscal reform’s in late 2012. However, additional measures are needed to ensure the sustainability of public finances. The size of the necessary adjustment will depend, among other things, on the magnitude of spillovers from financial sector restructuring.
Letter from the personal secretary of UK Communities Secretary Eric Pickles originally leaked to the Observer. It states that part of the current government’s “welfare reform” policies, namely an “overall benefits cap”, in the UK will make 40,000 more families homeless if it is instated, disproportionately affecting those families and creating greater costs for taxpayers.
linmtheu – http://www.flickr.com/photos/26040773@N07/ SekaRuis – http://www.flickr.com/photos/sekarius/ endiaferon – http://www.flickr.com/photos/endiaferon/ cortlinux – http://www.flickr.com/photos/cortlinux/
Vasco Alves – http://www.flickr.com/photos/vascoalvo/ Garry Knight – http://www.flickr.com/photos/garryknight/ .alter – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pietrogarrone/ churchofpunk – http://www.flickr.com/photos/17251154@N00/ MadAdminSkillz – http://www.flickr.com/photos/silince/ ang-st – http://www.flickr.com/photos/andyangst/ E. Mellino – http://www.flickr.com/photos/37051152@N03/
The following excellent photos were taken by Nicholas Adams at one of the most recent student fees protests held in downtown London on November 30, 2010.
akynou – http://www.flickr.com/photos/akynou/ Serge Grosclaude – http://www.flickr.com/photos/8895916@N06/ La Monolecte – http://www.flickr.com/photos/monolecte/ Mesli – http://www.flickr.com/photos/mesli/ marcovdz – http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcovdz/ Fabien Decker – http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabien_becker/ samsofy – http://www.flickr.com/photos/samsofy/ Frederic Minois – http://www.flickr.com/photos/cirderf/ tehf0x – http://www.flickr.com/photos/tehf0x/ Jean-Baptiste Lequere – http://www.flickr.com/photos/lequerejeanbaptiste/ Renaud Moisson-Leclerc – http://www.flickr.com/photos/53992746@N00/ trashpo21…