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RMT joins striking barristers outside Old Bailey

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STRIKING barristers were supported by the RMT at their rally outside the Central Criminal Court at the Old Bailey in central London yesterday, while...

Rising prices ‘are a price worth paying’ says Johnson

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WHILST pledging a further half-a-billion pounds cash for the Ukrainian army yesterday, Tory PM Boris Johnson said that rising prices at home are ‘a...

Tory Party Chairman Resigns – As Johnson Skulks In Rwanda!

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THE Tory party has been hit for six by its two by-election defeats in Tiverton and Honiton and in Wakefield. Tiverton and Honiton Lib Dem; Richard...

‘If other workers want to come out with us they are very welcome!’

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THE RMT strike action went ahead yesterday after talks on Wednesday broke down without agreement. John Gutteridge, RMT Learning Rep spoke to News Line on...

RCN Demands A 5% Above Inflation Pay Rise

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FOLLOWING the ONS (Office of National Statistics) announcement yesterday that inflation in the 12 months to May soared to 11.7%, the RCN (Royal College...

RAIL STRIKE SHUTS DOWN UK! – Labour MPs defy Starmer and join pickets

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‘The TUC should have called a general strike already. They’re too slow to act,’ was the message from the Waterloo Station picket line yesterday...

‘STAND FIRM, SUPPORT THE ACTION’ – RMT leader Lynch urges rail workers

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‘STAND FIRM, support the action and mount the pickets,’ RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch urged his members defiantly yesterday afternoon as he confirmed that...

‘The entire labour movement must fully support the RMT’

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THE RMT issued the following statement on the forthcoming rail and Tube strikes yesterday. ‘In the past few weeks, discussions have been taking place at...

TUC MUST CALL GENERAL STRIKE! – bring down Tories – bring in a workers...

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THE railways will be shut down for 3 days on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, when workers from Network Rail and 13 train operating companies...

Shapps makes ‘disgraceful threats’ to rail workers jobs

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TRANSPORT secretary Grant Shapps threatened rail workers’ jobs yesterday by saying: ‘Rail strikes will drive passengers away and threaten rather than protect rail workers’...

1,000 NEWLY QUALIFIED GPs ARE FACING DEPORTATION!

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‘Doctors’ Association UK (DAUK) is utterly appalled that up to 1,000 newly qualified GPs face deportation despite having completed their GP training in the...

Firefighters March With Grenfell Families & Supporters

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HUNDREDS of firefighters from fire brigades across the UK marked the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell disaster yesterday by participating in the silent walk...

‘Patient safety has never been at greater risk’ – RCN

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‘THIS is yet more evidence that emergency services are in disarray,’ the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said yesterday ahead of today’s A&E report...

RMT Pledges ‘Fierce Resistance’ To Attempt To Reduce Rights!

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‘Grant Shapps needs to stop smearing the RMT and unshackle the rail operating companies so they can come to a negotiated settlement that can...

TUC warns nurses of huge wage ‘hit!’ – says Johnson will impose 3% ‘rise’

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NURSES will suffer a huge wage ‘hit’ this year if the Government imposes a pay rise well below the soaring rate of inflation, unions...

‘No Quick Fix In The Ukraine’–War Must Go On Says Johnson!

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PM JOHNSON said yesterday in Blackpool: ‘Today we are living in the aftermath of the worst pandemic for a century, and once again we...

FBU condemns Tories for ignoring Grenfell findings

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THE Fire Brigades Union has written to the government to demand it rethinks its decision to reject a key Grenfell Tower Inquiry recommendation, on...

‘Obscenely inflated prices paid for unusable PPE’ by the Tories

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£4 BILLION of unusable PPE bought in the first year of pandemic will be burnt ‘to generate power’. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) also voices...

Bring us back in-house now! – demand St George’s Hospital strikers

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St George’s Hospital workers employed by the public services privateer Mitie are escalating their action with a week-long strike commencing on Monday 20th June. On...

RMT calls National Rail Strike!

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THE RMT has called a National Rail Strike on Tuesday June 21st, when over 50,000 railway workers, including Network Rail, 13 train operating companies...

Tube pickets call for a general strike to bring down the Tories

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‘I HOPE this action is the beginning of a wider movement of the working class standing together in solidarity and working towards a general...

Johnson Mortally Wounded In Confidence Vote

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TORY PM Boris Johnson was mortally wounded in the no confidence vote in parliament last night, with 40% of Tory MPs voting against his...

‘Immense’ London-wide Tube station staff strike today!

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‘MONDAY’S action will be immense and there will be more of the same if London Underground (LU) continues its attacks,’ leading RMT officer Carlos...

London Tube Staff To Walk Out

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TUBE staff have called for urgent talks with London’s mayor to avert a strike expected to cause severe disruption. Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union...

‘Israeli army carrying out field executions!’ – says Palestinian spokesman

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THE official Palestinian presidential spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, yesterday condemned what he described as ‘the dangerous Israeli escalation against our people’, which resulted in...

Airport Crisis – ‘This Chaos Is One Of Their Own Making’

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AS the crisis across UK airports deepens, the leading aviation union, Unite, is blaming businesses for taking public money but then slashing jobs during...

Call A General Strike To Kick The Tories Out!

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The TUC (Trades Union Congress) has called a summit at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool on Wednesday, June 15. ‘to bring together union leaders and...

‘We’re NHS workers – bring us back in-house’! – demand striking St George’s staff

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STRIKING cleaners, domestic workers and hostesses employed by the public services privateer Mitie, got great support from local people as they held a powerful...

Crucial Ballot To Continue Night Tube Strike!

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THE BALLOT for a new mandate to continue the powerful RMT Night Tube strike on London Underground has reached a crucial point, with the...

Forces of Donetsk Peoples Republic are in full control!

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‘AS of May 27, 2022, the forces of the DPR and the LPR supported by the Russian army’s firepower, liberated and established full control...

‘INFLATION CAUSING HUGE DISTRESS!’ – no government can solve every problem – says Sunak

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‘HIGH inflation is causing acute distress to the people of this country,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak admitted yesterday. Making a statement to MPs in the...

RMT will fight any new anti-union legislation

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RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch spoke out defiantly yesterday in response to Tory strike breaking threats to pass laws to ‘ensure minimum staffing levels...

16 Illegal Events Were Held In Downing St

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SENIOR civil servant Sue Gray’s anticipated report into illegal lockdown gatherings held in and around Downing Street by members of the government has been...

Met strip-searched 14-year-old girl as male officers looked on

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THREE-QUARTERS of the thousands of children who are strip-searched by police forces around the UK each year are black, the BBC’s File On 4...

4,000 Tube station staff to strike on Monday 6th June!

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THE RMT transport union is holding a network-wide strike of 4,000 station staff members on London Underground on Monday 6th June, bringing the Tube...

RMT and Unite leaders pledge to defeat Tory attack on right to strike

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THE LEADERS of the Unite and RMT unions warned yesterday that they will mobilise their full power to defeat Tory plans to ban the...

DOWNING ST LAWBREAKERS – to be named by Civil Service boss Gray

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SUE GRAY INTENDS TO NAME civil servants who broke Covid rules at lockdown parties in and around Downing Street. The senior civil servant will publish...

DWP staff to get police powers! – to investigate the poorest people on Universal...

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DWP STAFF are to get police powers, the Tory government announced yesterday to investigate the poorest people on Universal Credit. The DWP (Department for Work...

‘Don’t lecture us about wage restraint’ – ‘the alarm bells are ringing!’ says Unite’s...

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‘Don’t lecture us about pay restraint,’ the Unite and GMB unions retorted to appeals from Governor of the Bank of England Andrew Bailey yesterday,...

Schoolchildren to be served smaller portions!

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SCHOOL caterers will have to serve children smaller portions or use cheaper ingredients, they were warned yesterday. Andrew Selley, boss of Bidfood, one of the...

NEW ECONOMIC CRASH WILL DWARF 2008! – warn 58 economists

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A GROUP of economists issued an open letter yesterday warning that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s planned financial deregulation bill will lead to an economic...

Labour Demanding Windfall Tax Vote!

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LABOUR is tomorrow demanding a vote in the House of Commons to introduce a windfall tax on oil and gas companies, with former leader...

Tories to sack 91,000 civil servants – National strike action certain say union leaders

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THE GOVERNENT wants to sack 91,000 civil service jobs to save money, the UK’s top civil servant says. The aim is to return to 2016...

Plan to ‘Fire and Rehire’ 100 teachers at Richmond College

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STAFF are set to strike over a plan to ‘Fire & Rehire’ over 100 teachers at Richmond upon Thames College Staff at Richmond upon Thames...

Tory programme of attacks on working class!

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THE TORY programme of 38 pieces of anti-working class legislation which the government plans during the current parliamentary session was outlined in the Queen’s...