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‘HONOUR THE GUARD GUARANTEE!’ – RMT challenges South Western

THE RMT has launched a direct challenge to South Western Railway to honour the guard guarantee on their trains. It wants a ‘yes or no’...

Parliament to forcibly evict Westminster rough sleepers

HOMELESS people are to be forcibly evicted from the Westminister underpass, which leads to Parliament, by installing rolldown shutters blocking the shelter off. In December...

BA Sellout!

THE UNION Unite claimed yesterday that the deal offered to British Airways’ pilots would be acceptable to tens of thousands of its cabin crew...

‘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...

MI5 carrying out serious crimes is lawful rules Judicial Tribunal

FIVE judges of the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal have given a divided ruling over a secret MI5 policy allowing security service agents to commit...

‘Hostile environment’ alive and kicking!

LAST week the National Audit Office launched an investigation into the Home Office’s decision in 2014, when Theresa May was Home Secretary, to accuse...

Darroch quits – ‘thrown under a bus by Johnson’ say ‘Remainers’

SIR Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid the row over leaked emails that lampooned President Trump’s administration, and threatened...

Johnson blasts ‘gloomsters’

THE NEW PM Boris Johnson, making his first speech outside the doors of 10 Downing Street yesterday at 4pm, denounced the ‘pessimists at home...

Debt will bring ‘nasty surprises!’ – Chancellor Sunak gets a warning

WITH MILLIONS of new Universal Credit claimants expected when the Tory ‘job retention’, or ‘furlough’, scheme ends over the next three months, the government...

GMB oppose Asda merger

THE GMB union, ‘the trade union for Asda workers’, has come out in complete opposition to the proposed Asda/Sainsbury’s merger as the Competition and...

Unlimited Stop & Search Powers For Police!

TORY PM Johnson’s new police state measures allowing police unlimited stop and search powers have been condemned by Stopwatch, while Shadow Home Secretary Diane...

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...

A breach of human right

THE TORIES’ ‘right to rent’ checks are a breach of human rights, the High Court ruled yesterday. These are rules which force landlords to do...

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...

Deputy leader Watson condemns Labour EU policy

LABOUR members’ ‘hearts are Remain’ Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson claimed yesterday addressing the Centre for European Reform. He went on to insist that...

Johnson and EU agree new Brexit deal!

YESTERDAY morning the President of the European Commission and Tory PM Johnson announced that they had agreed a Brexit deal. That deal now has...

Rail Companies Are Paying Massive Dividends Says RMT

NEW RMT research has revealed that the private companies responsible for supplying trains to the railways have been paying massive dividends to their shareholders...

60 Unis Begin 8-Day Strike!

STUDENTS across the UK were on picket lines yesterday supporting their lecturers and support staff on the first day of their eight-day strike action...

Nationwide university pensions battle!

OVER 50,000 university staff at 69 universities are currently balloting for a nationwide strike over an attack on their pensions – which means they...

Johnson’s brother stabs him in back

TORY PM Boris Johnson’s brother Jo Johnson has quit as Tory MP and minister yesterday, saying he is ‘torn between family loyalty and the...

Corbyn Condemns Pm Johnson Over Customs Union

IN THE House of Commons yesterday morning PM Johnson sought to persuade MPs to support his Brexit plan. He said: ‘This government has moved. Our...

BA pilots strike!

BALPA (British Airline Pilots Association) yesterday gave notice to British Airways that it calls on its members to strike on 9th, 10th and 27th...

Primary schools are cutting teaching assistants

‘ALMOST a decade of Conservative education cuts has left our children’s future in a perilous state,’ says the GMB trade union. It has responded to...

PCS Universal Credit strike ballot

PUBLIC and Commercial Services (PCS) union members working in Universal Credit are voting on whether to take strike action over workloads and staff recruitment. The...

NUS gives full support for university strikes!

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) threw its weight behind the biggest ever wave of strikes on university campuses yesterday. The NUS pledged its solid...

Williamson readmitted to the Labour Party – split widens as 90 MPs oppose his...

LABOUR MP Chris Williamson was allowed back into the party yesterday morning after an investigation into comments he made about the party’s handling of...

Hancock Refuses To Sign To Reopen Ealing Maternity!

EALING SOUTHALL WRP candidate Hassan Zulkifal confronted Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock outside Ealing Hospital yesterday morning. Hancock claimed: ‘We’ve saved the A&E and now...

Johnson squirms over ‘surrender’ to the ‘Surrender Act!’

Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to deliver a squirming account of his failure to take the UK out of the EU on...

‘We Need A Pay Rise!’ Shout Striking RMT Cleaners

‘WE need rise of pay! RMT here to stay!’ shouted over 40 striking cleaners outside Arriva Rail’s London head office in Swiss Cottage yesterday...

May hands Parliament power to delay Brexit

TODAY a motion is to be put to Parliament where MPs will vote on the sequence of events leading up to Brexit. On the eve...

‘This is a fight we have to win’ says UCU

IMPERIAL College staff were boosted on their picket line yesterday morning by the support of an engineering student and a vintage bus. The nationwide strike...

Assange hearing adjourned after Covid fears for lawyer – his supporters block the street

ON DAY four yesterday of the Old Bailey hearing deciding the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange the proceedings were adjourned until Monday while...

Johnson Gov Must Answer Over The 20,000 Care Home Deaths!

THE Johnson government must answer for its actions over the 20,000 Care Home deaths says the GMB. Ministers ignored science, evidence and the GMB Union...

‘We demand a pay rise’ – Nurses, midwives & NHS staff rise up against...

OVER 500 angry NHS workers marched from St Thomas’ Hospital to Downing Street on Wednesday evening to demand a 15 per cent pay rise. ‘Enough...

‘Grenfell Tower was a death trap before any firefighter arrived!’ – says Matt Wrack...

MATT WRACK, the FBU general secretary, said yesterday in response to the Grenfell Tower inquiry phase one report: ‘The Inquiry’s interim report must finally...

‘We’ll do everything to avoid “No Deal” exit from EU’ says Corbyn

LABOUR leader Corbyn, appearing on the Sophy Ridge show on Sunday yesterday, was asked: ‘Can you guarantee that you’ll call a confidence motion before...

Watson and Starmer move against Corbyn

DEPUTY Labour leader Tom Watson and Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer, along with union leaders, are pushing for a second referendum in a move...

‘Unprecedented Pressure On Our Ambulance Members!’

UNITE national officer for health Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe said yesterday that ‘Pressures on our ambulance members are unprecedented, with the profession not currently being given...

Speaker blocks vote on Brexit deal – Parliamentary Committee to investigate his impartiality!

AS EXPECTED, the Speaker of the House John Bercow yesterday blocked Parliament from voting on the new Brexit deal with the EU. Announcing his judgement...

‘LABOUR WILL CONTINUE WITH BREXIT!’ –‘If we win snap election’ says Corbyn

ANTI-BREXIT Labour MPs have responded with fury to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s insistence on Saturday that it is Labour Party policy to leave the...

Unions unite to defend RIGHT TO STRIKE!

OVER one hundred RMT members, along with members of the PCS, UCU and Unite rallied outside Parliament yesterday to defend the right to strike. This...

LOTHIAN PAYING £1.4m A MONTH FOR HOSPITAL IT CANNOT USE!

A health board is paying over a million pounds a month to a private consortium for a hospital it cannot use. The new children’s hospital...

STOP HEATHROW JOBS BLOODBATH – Unite must call national strike action now!

‘UNITE must call national strike action now to stop the jobs bloodbath at Heathrow Airport,’ British Airways ground staff worker Jamil Singh told News...

Tory-Lib Dem Underfunding Has Created ‘Extreme Risks’ To NHS

LABOUR IS pledging a relentless focus on the NHS in its first 100 days in government as new research reveals hundreds of ‘extreme’ risks...

EU tightens the screw! – Johnson dumps ‘do or die’

EU ambassadors yesterday agreed to delay Brexit, but will not make a decision on a new deadline date until next Monday, just three days...