In the news, June 2023

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

The tower block where families are left gagging from smells of sewage and death
After NEF senior organiser Becki Winson took to Twitter to highlight the appalling conditions faced by people living in an estate in Druids Heath, the scandal was covered by Birmingham Live, the Daily Mirror and the Daily Mail.

Rishi Sunak warned of serious shock’ for mortgage holders as Bank of England poised to raise interest rates
Lukasz Krebel was in the Independent responding to plans for further interest rate rises.

Labour is trying to have it both ways on the climate — will it work?
Chaitanya Kumar was quoted in the New Statesman on Labour’s green investment plans.

Stealth tax raid’ to hit almost 5m healthcare workers with higher bills
Tom Pollard was quoted in the Independent on protecting health and social care workers incomes. 

Liz Truss is blamed for inflation chaos as mortgage lenders hike rates yet again
Jeevun Sandher was quoted in the Daily Mirror on the reasons for the UK’s high inflation.

Nadhim Zahawi sparks debate after calling for Sunak to scrap morally wrong’ inheritance tax
NEF’s response to calls for the government to scrap inheritance tax were covered by Sky News, the Independent, the Evening Standard and the Daily Mail.

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