Spike! – Mark Serwotka, at Welsh Labour Grassroots.
Aberdare-born Mark Serwotka, General Secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) was the opening speaker at the WLG AGM in Cardiff.
” ..Debt is currently 52% of Gross Domestic Product. In every year between 1918 and 1961, our debt was over 100% of GDP.
“In those post-war years, when debt was twice as big proportionately as it is now, we built millions of council houses, we built an NHS, we built a proper education system, we invested in improving our public services and our communities, recognising that everybody benefits from that, and those employed are doing something useful and contributing, rather than being out of work.
Read the full report at http://www.walesonline.co.uk . Click: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/11/07/cuts-could-rob-our-society-of-everything-we-hold-dear-claims-welsh-born-union-boss-91466-29732206/