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‘WE WON’T ALLOW REMPLOY CLOSURE PLAN’ – Remploy stewards tell News...

THE whole of the Remploy network of factories for disabled workers is under threat, because the government plans to limit the company’s funding to...

No Room For The Chagos Islanders At ‘Let Them Return’ Launch

THE UP-to 2,000 Chagossians who live in Crawley have been shocked to hear that their representatives have been barred from attending the launch of...

LEGAL AID BEING DESTROYED – Lawyers rally to defend ‘vital pillar...

LAWYERS have vowed to fight government plans that they warn will destroy the legal aid system. Hundreds of lawyers staged a mass lobby outside...

Anger Over Threat To Special School

ANGRY teachers, parents and pupils from closure-threatened Highshore special school in Peckham attended a meeting of the Nunhead and Peckham Rye Community Council on...

‘After Blair, Not Brown But A Workers’ Government And Socialism’

TWO HUNDRED trade unionists and youth attended the News Line-All Trades Union Alliance conference in Bethnal Green, east London, last Sunday. Opening the conference, chairman...

‘SAVE THE MAUDSLEY!’ – demand hundreds of angry demonstrators at Peckham...

OVER 200 local residents, hospital workers, pensioners, community workers, trade unionists and others opposed to the closure of the Maudsley Hospital Emergency Clinic staged...

MARCH AND OCCUPY TO SAVE CHASE FARM – say workers and...

workers, trade unionists and local people are marching through Enfield on Saturday 26th July against the closure of Chase Farm Hospital, the announcement of...

Behind The Scenes Plan To Close Remploy Factories

THE GMB trade union say it has found out that senior members of Remploy management are visiting MPs to brief them about the closures...

BOYCOTT ISRAEL – say Nakba marchers

‘Free, free Palestine!’ shouted up to 15,000 marchers, as they made their way through central London yesterday to a rally in Trafalgar Square to...

SAVE FREE ENGLISH COURSES – brutal move to drive students out...

IMPOSSIBLE fees estimated at £1,500 a year will be imposed in September, if the government is allowed to go ahead with planned cuts in...

SAVE LEWISHAM BRIDGE SCHOOL! demand parents, teachers and pupils

MORE than 300 parents, teachers, students and schoolchildren marched through the centre of Lewisham, south-east London, on Saturday to save Lewisham Bridge Primary School. The...

Al Sadr And Muslim Scholars Call For Imediate US Withdrawal

ABD-AL HADI al-Darraji, a leader of the militant Al-Sadr trend in Iraq has revealed that Representatives of Al-Sadr trend and the Association...

TURNING THE TIDE: the 1966 seamen’s strike

Turning the Tide – The 1966 seamen’s strike and the making of modern maritime trade unionism. An RMT pamphlet, available free from RMT head...

‘The system in place is responsible for the deaths of our...

OVER 300 United Families and Friends campaigners marched from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street to demand justice for their loved ones, who have died...

RAIL PASSENGERS RUNNING SAME RISK say Ladbroke Grove survivors – six...

On 5 October 1999, 31 people died and 259 were injured in a terrible train crash that took place at Ladbroke Grove, just outside...

Russian workers smash counter-revolutionary coup attempt!

PRESENTLY, world imperialism is attempting to enforce its presence and its influence in the different parts of the globe. The bloody aggression against Libya...

US Union Leaders Speak Up In Favour Of Employee Free Choice...

JOHN SWEENEY the president of the AFL-CIO US trade union federation has spoken out in favour of the Employee Free Choice Act. He said...

‘STOP EVICTIONS FROM THE HEYGATE ESTATE!’ – tenants anger grows

‘STOP evictions from Heygate estate!’ demanded a picket by Heygate tenants and the South-East London Council of Action, outside Southwark Town Hall last Wednesday...

Goldsmiths Students March In Support Of Council Workers

MORE than 200 students marched from Goldsmiths College to Lewisham Town Hall on Tuesday evening in solidarity with council workers facing mass sackings and...

‘DANGEROUS AND UNREGULATED’ – Doctor slams privately run walk-in centres

DR Anila Reddy has resigned from his post as the lead GP at an NHS ‘walk-in centre’ run by the private sector, at London’s...

STOP SHOOT-TO-KILL – demands De Menezes family

‘Please help us in our quest for justice,’ Allessandro Pereira, cousin of Jean Charles de Menezes told a vigil in Parliament Square last Friday...

Gmb Fights Victimisations

The GMB on Wednesday welcomed the reinstatement at Heathrow Airport’s Arora Hotel of ‘a father sacked for fulfiling family commitments’. GMB said the hotel management...

‘WE’RE PREPARED TO OCCUPY TO KEEP THIS HOSPITAL OPEN’ – Council...

UP TO 3,000 workers and youth marched behind the banner of the North East London Council of Action through Enfield on Saturday, demanding that...

Iraq Faces Country Division

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that Syria’s moderate opposition could play a role in fighting against and pushing back jihadists...

‘SAVE OUR UNIVERSITY’ – 500 lobby London Met governors

OVER five hundred students and staff of the London Metropolitan University gathered outside the building in Holloway road in north London yesterday to protest...

‘WE’LL DO EVERYTHING THAT’S NECESSARY TO STOP CHASE FARM CLOSING’ –...

HUNDREDS of people took part in Tuesday’s picket by North East London Council of Action against the closure of Chase Farm Hospital A&E and...

‘NO EDUCATION CUTS’ – demand Tower Hamlets strikers

TOWER Hamlets College staff and students will demonstrate tomorrow, Tuesday July 7, outside the Board of Governors meeting, demanding: ‘No education cuts!’ The east London...

‘We’Ll Strike To Keep Royal Mail Public’

‘ROYAL Mail not for sale!’ shouted over 200 postal workers and their supporters as they marched through Corby last Friday. They were applauded as they...

THE GREAT MINERS STRIKE 1984-85 – PART THREE: ‘Now we are...

THE brutal police riot at the Orgreave coke depot was not the only state attack launched against the NUM and striking miners in June...

Support Growing For Wrp Candidates

SUPPORT is growing for the Workers Revolutionary Party candidates standing in the general election. In south London on Saturday, many new recruits were made, especially...

Four Seasons ‘The Son Of Southern Cross’ Warns Gmb

SEVENTY-ONE former Southern Cross Care Homes in the UK were being transferred to new operator Four Seasons on Monday (31 October 2011). These are the...

NHS CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER MUST RESIGN NOW! – demands BMA consultants...

ANGER over the junior doctors training debacle saw hospital consultants on Wednesday demand the ‘immediate resignation’ of NHS Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Liam Donaldson. The...

Defend Trent Park Campus–Defend Chase Farm say Middlesex University students

STUDENTS from Middlesex University declared yesterday that the only way to defend their threatened Trent Park Campus and their neighbouring local hospital, Chase Farm,...

HSE serves two Improvement Notices on Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

THE Health and Safety Executive has served two Improvement Notices on Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service in the aftermath of the deaths of two...

AL-GHAJAR OCCUPATION A ‘TIME-BOMB’ – warns Lebanese Foreign Minister

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Na’im Qasim said last Thursday: ‘We proposed the national unity government as a positive concept.’ Speaking on Hezbollah’s Al-Manar television, Qasim continued:...

STOP BOMBING TAMIL CIVILIANS! – demand 125,000 demonstrators

A huge mass of Tamil people gathered on the north side of the Thames at Pimlico on Saturday lunchtime calling for an immediate ceasefire...

Massive support for GMB strike call at ASDA

GMB shop stewards met in Manchester yesterday to plan strike action after members of the union at 20 Asda Wal-Mart distribution depots voted decisively...

THE McKINSEY REPORT DOES OUTLINE GOVERNMENT POLICY

THE McKinsey and Co report proposes cutting £20bn off the NHS budget and reducing the staff by 10% or 137,000 jobs. The government commissioned...

SOUTH EAST LONDON HOSPITALS ‘SERVICE RECONFIGURATION’ – a closure and privatisation...

A ‘service reconfiguration’ for  Outer South East London Service is being proposed. Outer South East London comprises the boroughs of Greenwich, Lewisham, Bexley and Bromley....

‘The Ltte Is Ready To Implement Every Clause Of The Cease-Fire...

TAMILNET has reported that the Head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, Major General Lars Johan Solvberg, met Liberation Tigers (LTTE)2 political chief B...

SHAME ON YOU BBC – BROADCAST THE GAZA APPEAL! –demands 7,000-strong...

‘Free, Free Palestine!’ ‘Shame on you BBC!’ shouted 7,000 protesters at a rally for Gaza outside the BBC’s Broadcasting House at Portland Place in...

‘Why hasn’t British Airways held an inquiry into the death of...

BY CLARE SAMBROOK THREE years after the unlawful killing of a passenger in its care, why hasn’t British Airways held an inquiry into what went...

‘STOP COWBOY CLEANING CONTRACTS’ – –RMT and Unite members lobby Metronet...

MEMBERS of the RMT rail union and the Unite union’s Justice for Cleaners campaign staged a protest in central London on Wednesday, demanding: ‘Stop...

Gate Gourmet Move To Attack Dublin Workers

GATE GOURMET, owned by venture capitalists Texas Pacific, is at it again in its class war against workers and trade unions. In August 2005 it...

BA pensioners fury at Ascot meeting

TWO THOUSAND furious Airways Pension Scheme (APS) members attended meetings at Ascot Racecourse on Monday, where they tore into the BA-appointed trustees who have...