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Parliamentary Democracy RIP! – Stewart wants a ‘Citizens Assembly’

BORIS Johnson came under fire yesterday for boycotting last night’s Channel 4 debate between the candidates for the Tory party leadership and the position...

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! – to prevent another Grenfell says the FBU

THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) called today for urgent action on a range of fire and building safety issues to prevent another Grenfell. On the...

‘Sleepwalking towards another catastrophe’ – FBU statement marking 2 years since Grenfell fire

‘WE RISK sleepwalking into another catastrophic loss of life. We demand urgent action from the government to ensure that the events of Grenfell Tower...

MPs REJECT ATTACK ON NO-DEAL BREXIT Starmer-Corbyn motion defeated

MPs yesterday voted by 309-298 against a Labour-moved motion that sought to prevent a no-deal Brexit on October 31! The Labour-led plan was to force...

Johnson not aiming for No Deal

BORIS Johnson told his supporters yesterday midday that he is ‘not aiming for a no-deal outcome’ for Brexit. Launching his campaign for the Tory leadership,...

‘Bring companies guilty of corporate murder to justice’

ONE HUNDRED and forty four workers have lost their lives while on the job in 2017-18, with the GMB at its Annual Conference in...

Childrens’ speech and language services slashed

SPEECH and Language Therapy Services for children who have problems learning to speak have been severely cut by the Tories with a new report...

Barking tower block inferno – wooden cladding spreads fire

THIS FRIDAY marks two years since the horrific Grenfell Tower fire, and local residents and firefighters are furious that no lessons have been learned...

GOVE ADMITS DRUG LAW-BREAKING! – as do six Tory leadership contenders

TORY leadership candidate Michael Gove admitted on BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that he had acted illegally in relation to using cocaine. The former Justice...

Speaker Vows To Block ‘No-Deal’!

THE SPEAKER of the House of Commons has said that he will not allow it to be closed down so that the UK can...

Ford’s Bridgend closure ‘a hammer blow’– GMB

‘WE’RE HUGELY shocked by today’s announcement. It’s a real hammer blow for the Welsh economy and the community in Bridgend,’ GMB’s Regional Organiser Jeff...

‘THE NHS IS BEING SOLD OFF AS WE SPEAK!’ – says Anna Athow,...

THE British Medical Association (BMA) yesterday urged all Conservative Party leadership candidates to commit to excluding the NHS from any post-Brexit trade deals. In a...

‘Our NHS is not for sale to the US!’ – Corbyn tells anti-Trump rally

‘THIS SHOULD not be a debate about how we go forward with a no deal Brexit and at the same time offering up our...

‘EU let thousands drown in Med’ – Lawyers submission to International Criminal Court

THE EUROPEAN Union must be hauled before the International Criminal Court (ICC) and prosecuted ‘for crimes against humanity’ after letting ‘thousands of refugees drown...

Trump Pushes For UK Regime Change

NIGEL Farage should be involved in the government’s Brexit negotiations and the UK should be prepared to leave the EU with no deal, Donald...

Greek Bankworkers Fight Sackings

GREEK bankworkers at the Piraeus Bank went on a national strike last Friday against mass sackings. On the orders of the EU all Greek...

138 GP Surgeries Shut Last Year!

ONE HUNDRED and thirty-eight GP surgeries shut last year, compared to 18 the previous year, the latest GP workforce figures from NHS Digital show,...

Hammond pledges to bring down no-deal Tories!

Chancellor Hammond said yesterday that he would seek to bring down the Tory government if it tried to take Britain out of the European...

Parents & children lobby Downing St

OVER 500 parents and children held an angry protest outside Downing Street demanding an increase in funding for children with special educational needs and...

Council Made Millions While Cutting Grenfell Costs!

THE COUNCIL responsible for Grenfell Tower made multimillion-pound property deals while cutting costs to the tower’s restoration, it has emerged. Seventy-two people died when a...

Blairite Campbell Expelled From The Labour Party!

FORMER Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after he revealed that he voted for the Liberal Democrats in...

Poa Backing Corbyn

The POA (Prison Officers Association) is backing labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his Shadow Cabinet ‘to come through the setback of the EU elections...

Notts College Industrial Action Ballot

MEMBERS of the University and College Union (UCU) at Nottingham College began balloting for industrial action yesterday as part of a row over new...

‘ANTI-CORBYN COUP!’ – WATSON ACCUSED BY McCLUSKEY

THE CLAMOUR from senior Labour figures, including deputy leader Tom Watson, shadow chancellor John McDonnell and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, for Labour to...

Hezbollah – a strategic threat to Israel

NAIM Qassim, deputy secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement, has underlined the continued resistance against the US and Israel will never surrender. ‘The only...

Tsipras Calls General Election

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a general election for June 30 following the heavy defeat in last Sunday’s Euro elections of his...

STOP NO-DEAL BREXIT ‘BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY!’ – urges John McDonnell and Shami...

LABOUR Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Shadow Attorney General Shami Chakrabarti yesterday called for uniting with ‘moderate’ Tory MPs to stop a no-deal Brexit...

70,000 Nurses Shortfall In Next 5 Years

A LEAKED copy of the Tory government report into the NHS staffing crisis reveals that there is set to be a shortfall of nearly...

Prosecute Netanyahu For Fraud Demands Tel Aviv Mass Rally

Thousands of demonstrators rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday against moves by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to secure immunity from prosecution on fraud...

MAY QUITS! Now bring down Tories

AT 10:36 yesterday morning PM May announced that she will resign as PM on June 7. She said: ‘I have agreed with the Party Chairman...

Huge rise in US military spending

THE US senate has unveiled a draft bill that would authorise Washington to modernise its nuclear weapon arsenal, in a move to counter China’s...

MAY’S GRENFELL CLAIM ‘DISGRACEFUL’ says FBU

FOLLOWING Theresa May’s resignation speech, in which the Prime Minister spoke of her response to the Grenfell Tower Fire, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU)...

TORIES WANT A NEW LEADER TO MEET TRUMP ON JUNE 3rd

PM MAY’S Brexit Withdrawal Bill will not be published or debated until early June, the government said yesterday as she came under more pressure...

Bma Condemns ‘Cruel And Vindictive’ Whorlton Hall

THE BMA has condemned the ‘cruel, vindictive and abusive’ behaviour exposed by Panorama at the private Whorlton Hall hospital. Responding to last night’s Panorama programme,...

Royal Mail Job Security Crisis

ASSURANCES about the future job security of Royal Mail managers are being sought by Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, following the company’s ‘poor’...

‘MAY’S TIME HAS RUN OUT!’ – Corbyn calls for general election

TORY PM Theresa May’s ‘time has run out,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Parliament yesterday. He added: ‘She no longer has the authority to offer...

Steel Closure Is Devastating

THE TORIES ‘must bring British Steel into public ownership’, Unite said after the devastating announcement that the industry fell into liquidation yesterday morning. Unite assistant...

Hamas Condemns Bahrain Conference

A HIGH–RANKING member of the Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, said yesterday that the Palestinian nation vigorously rejects US President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for...

NATIONALISE BRITISH STEEL says Unite trade union

THE UNITE trade union yesterday urged ministers to take British Steel into public control if a deal cannot be struck between owners Greybull, its...

Tories have taken no action to stop another Grenfell

NEARLY two years since the Grenfell fire, in which 72 people lost their lives, the government has done nothing to adequately prepare fire and...

54,000 Mothers A Year Lose Jobs

AHEAD of the House of Commons debate yesterday, the GMB Trade Union says an estimated 54,000 women lose their jobs every year due to...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

Safe staffing levels now! demands RCN

NURSES at their annual RCN (Royal College of Nursing) conference in Liverpool yesterday demanded that NHSEngland finally adopts a Safe Staffing Level, requiring by...

Strip Capita!

A DEVASTATING ‘blunder’ that saw 160,000 patient records wrongly archived is the latest unacceptable failing from Capita, doctors union BMA (British Medical Association) said...

Corbyn Still On Both Sides

JEREMY Corbyn hemmed and hawed yesterday over whether Labour may back Tory PM May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill which she intends to put before...