Monday September 3rd, 8pm. Entry £3/£4 (But nobody turned away due to
lack of funds)
While the cuts mean slashes in benefits, the rise in childhood poverty,
job losses and the removal of vital services for most of us, it seems the
bankers are doing very well out of austerity. The banking sector, bailed
out by UK taxpayers to the tune of a trillion dollars is still awarding
huge bonuses and raking in mountains of profit. Kerching!
However there are billions of revenue that could be used to fund vital
services and help to poor. It's just that the UK government has decided
that welfare is for the rich and powerful - and so let them off paying
billions in taxes. Examples include Vodafone who had negotiated a deal
with the UK government, whereby its tax bill of £7 billion was
conveniently reduced to £1.25 billion. Goldman Sachs was let off a £10m
interest bill, while it recorded profits of $2.1bn in the first quarter of
This film by UKUncut expores the issues and how people are fighting back!
The event includes supporting features and local speakers.