Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.
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Interest rates go up

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woodbine Community member Posts: 12,093 Disability Gamechanger
Bank of England base rate has been increased this afternoon from its historic low of 0.1% to 0.25%.
Good news for savers, not so good for people with mortgages or large debts.

Do you think they will increase again in the new year? Personally I do as it's way of dealing with inflation, with RPI at a 30 year high.

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