Terrible Tories: A recent timeline : Morning Star


May: Win general election with a tiny majority

May: A further £12 billion a year welfare cuts announced

July: Cap on social care costs in England will be £72,000 by 2020


March: State pension age for both men and women raised to 66 by 2020

April: Wage limit earned in a job while claiming universal credit reduced

April: Foodbank use rises to more than a million

June: Britain votes to leave the EU, prompting David Cameron to resign

July: Theresa May becomes prime minister

October: Home Secretary Amber Rudd reveals plans to force firms to compile lists of foreign workers

November: Plans for all NHS patients to show their passport before they receive healthcare

November: Corporation tax to be reduced from 20 per cent to 17 per cent by 2020

Government statistics showed that 4,134 people slept rough on any one night across England, over double the number in 2010


January: May holds hands with US President Donald Trump following his offensive remarks about women

March: Cut housing benefit for jobless 18 to 21-year-olds

March: Vote down plan to rescue more child refugees after axing of Dubs amendment

April: New claimants of ESA who have disabilities or long-term illnesses get £30-a-week cut


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