Austerity Bites: A Journey to the Sharp End of Cuts in the UK

Austerity Bites: A Journey to the Sharp End of Cuts in the UK


Since taking energy in 2010, the Coalition executive within the uk has driven via a drastic application of cuts to public spending, all within the identify of austerity. the consequences on huge segments of the inhabitants, depending on courses whose investment was once slashed, were devastating and should stay felt for generations.

This well timed e-book by means of journalist Mary O’Hara chronicles the real-world results of austerity, removal it from the tasteless, technocratic language of politics and displaying simply what austerity capacity to bland lives. Drawing on 1000s of hours of first-person interviews with a variety of humans and, within the paperback variation, that includes an up-to-date afterword via the writer, the publication explores the bleak fact of dwelling amid the most important relief of the welfare kingdom within the postwar period and gives a compelling corrective to narratives of shared sacrifice.

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