David Cameron selling England by the Pound cartoon
The Prime Minister and his fat cat corporate business chums, profitting from the privatisation sell off national services
International corporations are allowed to avoid paying taxes due, while benefits and service are cut to the poorest and most vulnerable in UK society, depicted here as an emaciated Britannia, hence selling England by the Pound, for Tribune Magazine. And it is not only the ill, the old and the unemployed who are struggling as a new term has been coined for the situation many now find themselves in - the working poor. As top pay has continued to escalate many times, the majority of the country's workforce have suffered a real terms drop in standard of living as pay rises have fallen behind inflation for the fourth year running.