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Parents & children lobby Downing St

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

‘When we win power, it will be to give it to you’ – McDonnell...

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SPEAKING at a press conference on the ‘first hundred days’ of a Labour government, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, John McDonnell, pledged: ‘So let...

Patel approves Taser upgrades for police! – ‘Tasers kill’ warns Liberty

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‘TASERS can kill, and they are disproportionately used against people of colour,’ Rosalind Comyn of campaign group Liberty said yesterday. She was responding to Tory...

BoE raises bank rate to 5.25% – predicts ‘shocks and disturbances ahead!’

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THE Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), at its meeting ending on 2nd August 2023, voted by a majority of 6-3 to increase...

‘SAFE PASSAGE TO THE UK!’ – demand 30 top trade union leaders

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REFUGEE support campaign group Care4Calais published an open letter yesterday, signed by 30 top trade union leaders, demanding Safe Passage to the UK. Tory plans...

‘US plots to devalue our currency have failed!’ – says Iran

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THE GOVERNOR of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said yesterday that plots to force a massive devaluation of Iran’s national currency to ruin...

WITHDRAW FIXED PENALTY NOTICE! – Patsy Stevenson to issue proceedings against Cressida Dick

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PATSY Stevenson has warned the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police in a pre-action letter that she intends to initiate legal proceedings against the Metropolitan...

PM HELD ILLEGAL DRINKS PARTY – while millions were under lockdown

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PM JOHNSON yesterday apologised for attending an illegal drinks party in the Downing Street garden while millions of people were under lockdown, and making...

Johnson Treats Labour With Contempt

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‘THE MINISTERIAL Code says that ministers who knowingly mislead Parliament will be expected to offer their resignation,’ Labour leader Keir Starmer said during PMQs...

‘There Must Be National Strike Action! – To Win Back Our P&O Members’ Jobs’

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‘THERE must be national strike action by the whole RMT to win our P&O members their jobs back,’ leading RMT rep Darren Lalli said...

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

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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...

Leaseholders’ cladding nightmare is continuing – Tory extra £3.5 billion is too little too...

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‘THREE and a half years on from Grenfell and hundreds of thousands can’t sleep at night because their homes are unsafe,’ Labour’s Shadow Housing...

Picket Grenfell Inquiry

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ASLEF & TSSA strike action ballot

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RAIL unions ASLEF and TSSA have announced that they will ballot their members for strike action on the railways. If the ASLEF ballot is successful...

Labour Shadow Ministers Prepared To Join Nurses On The Picket Line!

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WITH THE Royal College of Nursing launching a £35 million strike fund to defeat the Tory government’s 1% NHS pay insult at the weekend,...

NO SHEIKH JARRAH EVICTIONS! – Settler shoots Palestinian outside High Court

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MASSES of people surrounded the Israeli High Court yesterday protesting against the eviction of families in the Sheikh Jarrah district of Jerusalem. Israel’s supreme court...

RAAB GRILLED BY MPs

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TORY Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab appeared before MPs on the Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday, where he was questioned about the end of the UK’s...

‘It is now Tory government policy to create recession!’ says Hunt advisor

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INTEREST rates are expected to be hiked by 0.25% to 4.75% today, but with yesterday’s inflation rate remaining at 8.7% in the year to...

‘THIS IS STOP BREXIT WEEK!’ – says Sir Keir Starmer

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MPs WILL seek to bring forward legislation to stop Brexit this week, Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said. He said the plan...

JOHNSON STAYS AWAY FROM COMMONS – no Labour Party call for his resignation

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LABOUR refused to demand Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s resignation yesterday, following the revelation that he held a party in his Downing Street garden...

DOCTORS ‘FEEL LIKE CANNON FODDER’ says Chair of Doctors’ Association UK

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Doctors ‘feel like lambs to the slaughter and cannon fodder’, said the chair of the Doctors’ Association UK yesterday morning, demanding that frontline NHS...

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...

Teachers battling ‘fire and rehire’ tactic to slash their pensions!

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THE NEU National Education Union’s 2021 Annual Conference yesterday debated calls from members working in the independent sector for a national campaign to protect...

‘Free pass to commit war crimes’ – Amnesty slams army immunity from prosecution

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‘IT IS in no-one’s interests for members of the armed forces to be given a free pass over alleged war crimes’ said Kate Allen,...

‘HALT ALL CUTS AND OUTSOURCING!’ – unions confront Academies Enterprise Trust

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SEVEN UNIONS have warned about their dispute with the UK’s largest academy trust over staff cuts, low pay and outsourcing. The unions have now registered...

Grenfell families rehoused in ‘high fire-risk’ building

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KENSINGTON and Chelsea council have re-housed Grenfell survivors and their families in a block found to have a ‘high risk’ of fire! A fire risk...

Ealing Anger At Strike Sellout!

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EALING Parking Service workers are angry at the way in which their strike has been sold out. Unite Branch Secretary Harjinder Nagi told News Line...

Parents demand judge-led inquiry

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TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak yesterday dodged the question as to whether the inquiry he announced into baby deaths at the Countess of Chester...

Nationalise P&O now!

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‘P&O and their paymasters in Dubai are no longer capable of running a safe service and should be stripped of the licence to operate...

Tories Setting NHS Up For Worst ‘Winter Crisis’ Ever

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THE BRITISH Medical Association (BMA) has warned that the Tory government is setting the NHS up for the its worst ‘winter crisis’ ever. Last Friday,...

Corbyn’s position: EU deal or Remain but no Brexit!

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LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn presented his position on Brexit yesterday in which a deal with the EU or Remain are the only options and...

700,000 London families plunged into fuel poverty

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THREE quarters of a million families in London will be plunged into fuel poverty after energy bills spiral by as much as 50% in...

Brutal pay and job cuts at Heathrow! – Unite leaders on their knees! Replace...

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HEATHROW has threatened unions that unless they accept brutal pay cuts, they will start enforcing job cuts! The ultimatum delivered by the bosses proposes cutting...

RCN calls 48-hour national strike

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THE ROYAL College of Nursing (RCN) has announced a round-the-clock 48-hour strike from 8pm on Sunday 30th April to 8pm on Tuesday 2nd May,...

NURSES DEMANDING A DOUBLE DIGIT PAY RISE – says RCN leader Cullen

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NURSES require a ‘double-digit’ pay rise! This was the message of the leader of the RCN (Royal College of Nursing) Pat Cullen yesterday, ahead of...

Public ownership of energy – urges Unite

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UNITE hit out yesterday at Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer’s announcement that he would halt new gas and oil production in the North Sea...

Johnson cannot rule out Xmas lockdown!

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THE TORY government ‘can’t make hard, fast guarantees’ that there will not be a Christmas lockdown, Deputy PM Dominic Raab said yesterday. The cabinet met...

Corbyn, McDonnell on their knees

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LABOUR leaders Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell yesterday delivered abject apologies for the party’s defeat in last Thursday’s election, which saw them lose 59...

Truss Quits – TUC Must Call A General Strike To Kick Out The Tories!

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PM TRUSS resigned yesterday afternoon after a meeting with the Chairman of the Tory MPs backbench 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady. Making her announcement, she...

Rcn Demands Inflation Plus 5% Nurses Pay Rise

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THE RCN (Royal College of Nursing) called for a pay rise of ‘inflation plus 5%’ for members over the weekend as it called on...

‘THERE COULD BE A MILLION PEOPLE ON STRIKE VERY SOON!’ – but Unite’s Graham...

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‘THERE could be up to a million people on strike very, very soon,’ Unite General Secretary Sharon Graham said yesterday morning. On the eve of...

36,876 paid less than minimum wage in Scotland!

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NEARLY 37,000 people in Scotland were paid less than the statutory minimum wage last year, while employers across the UK owe workers an average...

Gatwick Airport Faces Default!

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GATWICK Airport is in talks with bank lenders to try to avoid defaulting on multi-million pound loans, as Covid restrictions contribute to huge losses. The...

‘We are here for as long as it takes!’ say defiant Harland and Wolff...

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HUNDREDS of workers joined yesterday’s Harland and Wolff Rally in Belfast, with speakers reiterating their demand for the renationalisation of the shipyard. Unite Regional Coordinating...

Workers support WRP candidates

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‘I AM voting Jonty Leff WRP because I want Universal Credit scrapped,’ David Vervin said as the team fighting to get Leff elected launched...