What austerity? Why the TUC march was misguided

Mark Littlewood speaks to BBC Radio Wales

Mark Littlewood discussed the government’s austerity measures, explaining how those in the private sector are suffering just as much as the public sector.

In reaction to trade unions’ opposition to cuts in the public sector, he explained how the government is actually only cutting spending by 1% a year, and that the Coalition will actually add £600 billion to the national debt.

He argued that since the recession, those in the private sector have suffered from wage freezes and regional pay, whilst public sector workers still earn more, have more annual leave and better pension packages.

Listen here. Segment starts at: 1:26:35.

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