The Public Health Outcomes Framework 4
The suicide rate in Peterborough is significantly above both the England and East of England rates.
Curiously the Marco tweet containing his direct number then suddenly vanished from the main feed, but is cached for eternity on several twitter databases... such is the power of social media in the right hands ....
Meanwhile the highly respected Joseph Rowntree Foundation has waded in following the Autumn Statement and we sincerely hope that Stewart Jackson MP will take the information on board and starts fighting for this City rather than being a backbench mouthpiece for Conservative Central Office and slavishly retweeting the Conservative party line. Its also time councillors from all factions start seriously considering the outcomes a few years down the line. Already acute austerity conditions comparable to the 1930's are being suggested...
is here. http://parkfarmneighbourhoodwatch.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/autumn-statement-putting-peterborough.html
Autumn Statement edition
UK RISKS AN ECONOMIC RECOVERY
BUILT ON RISING POVERTY
Wednesday's Autumn Statement was a “missed opportunity” to help low-income families, JRF’s chief executive Julia Unwin has said.
Julia commented: “George Osborne has high hopes for 2020, but we know for the worst-off families the forecasts are heading in the wrong direction, with one in four expected to be living in poverty by then.”
Personal tax allowance will increase to £10,600 next April to help low earners, the Chancellor said as he delivered his statement, while the higher rate income tax threshold will rise to £42,385.
However, Julia added: “Raising the personal tax allowance is an expensive way of helping the working poor – most of the additional money will actually go to better-off families, while poorer families only keep a third of the tax cut.”
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