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

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...

Scottish court rules prorogation ‘unlawful’

WE ARE of the opinion that the advice given by the government to Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful and that...

TORY PARTY ‘IN THE GRIP OF THE DUP AND THE ERG’ – 3...

THREE Tory MPs resigned yesterday to join the independent pro-EU group, set up by seven former Labour MPs who have now been joined by...

Hundreds of students join lecturers’ struggle at Goldsmiths!

HUNDREDS of students have joined their lecturers at Goldsmiths University fighting the cuts to education and the introduction of casual labour. The students and lecturers...

3 Years Of Guards Strikes

HUNDREDS of train workers rallied in Euston yesterday to mark three years of the guards strike, the longest in modern history, which has begun...

Eu Must Represent Millions Who Are Opposed To Brexit Says Tusk

THE President of the European Council warned yesterday that anti-Brexit British voters who want to remain in the EU must not be ‘betrayed’. Treating Britain...

Tory PM Johnson to prorogue Parliament

THE QUEEN has been asked by Tory PM Boris Johnson to prorogue Parliament days after MPs return from the Summer break, which will mean...

Brady ready to support May deal

SIR GRAHAM Brady, the chair of the Tories’ 1922 Committee, said yesterday, ‘the whole country is tired’ and that people should back the PM...

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...

Stop mass deportation flight today! – demand 150 MPs and Lords

THE MASS deportation flight due to leave today with 50 people on board who came to the UK as children must be stopped! over...

Speaker rules out 3rd vote on May’s deal! – UK must leave EU March...

‘WHAT the government cannot legitimately do is to re-submit to the House the same proposition, or substantially the same proposition as that of last...

Labour Woos Democratic Unionists!

LABOUR’S Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer appeared on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday to urge the Democratic Unionist Party to join Labour in...

State witch-hunt on labour

THE witchhunt against the Labour Party and its leader Corbyn is being stepped up with the news that The Equalities and Human Rights Commission...

Corbyn, McDonnell on their knees

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...

PROVOCATION – AUT denounces threat to cut lecturers wages

University of Strathclyde Association of University Teachers (AUT) representative David Blieman yesterday described as ‘provocative’ a threat to dock lecturers’ pay if they don’t...

Johnson and Barnier clash over EU/UK fishing rights

TORY PM Johnson clashed yesterday with the EU’s Barnier over the thorny issue of Europeans fishing in UK waters and vice-versa. Speaking in Greenwich, Johnson...

McDonnell wants secret talks!

YESTERDAY, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell accused PM May of having ‘blown the confidentiality’ over Labour support for her EU Withdrawal Agreement and demanded secret...

Great support for Southall WRP candidate!

THE Elect Hassan Zulkifal WRP Ealing Southall campaign got great support on Southall Broadway yesterday. Heathrow Airport worker and GMB member Kutesh Sashikint said: ‘I...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...

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...

REJECT JUNIOR DOCTORS CONTRACT! – says the Doctors’ Association

THE Doctors’ Association (DAUK) has refused to endorse the junior doctor contract deal agreed by the BMA and the government, warning that some members...

Youth demand at least £10 an hour

‘YOUNG workers are missing out on £200 million in minimum wage pay,’ the TUC says, while demanding at least £10 an hour regardless of...

MAYHEM THIS WEEKEND Winter flu epidemic creating hospital chaos–SAM

AS TEMPERATURES plummet the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) anticipates ‘mayhem this weekend’ with the winter flu epidemic kicking in, affecting hundreds of hospitals...

80% of flammable towers have still not been reclad

‘STILL almost 8 in 10 blocks with Grenfell type cladding have not had it replaced with over half of those with no work started...

Unite – Significant Victory For The Lower Paid!

UNITE has secured a significant victory on behalf of low-paid cleaners employed by outsourcing giant Mitie at Heathrow airport. The mainly migrant workforce whose first...

SUSPENSION OF PARLIAMENT – ‘a political judgement’ says Eadie QC

THE suspension of Parliament is ‘the territory of political judgements not legal standards’, the Tory government’s lawyer told the Supreme Court yesterday. The court is...

Corbyn Pledges Another 1945

Jeremy Corbyn, speaking at a children’s centre in Corby, Northamptonshire yesterday, announced that ‘we will do everything necessary’ to stop a No Deal Brexit...

RIFKIND VOWS TO BRING DOWN JOHNSON – admits he has no powers over China

FORMER Tory Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind spoke out in support of bringing down the Johnson government to prevent a no-deal Brexit yesterday. Appearing on the...

Cotton Goes – Savage Fire Cuts In Surrey

LONDON Fire Brigade Chief Dany Cotton is to leave the service four months early. Cotton, 50, previously announced she was standing down from the London...

Bid To Prevent EU Withdrawal Voting Fails!

SCOTLAND’S highest civil court on Friday dismissed a legal bid to stop the UK government from seeking to pass its proposed EU withdrawal agreement...

Renationalise Harland & Wolff!

AFTER the Scottish government announced they will nationalise Ferguson Marine shipyard, trade unions are calling on the UK government to safeguard jobs and skills...

‘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’...

Supreme Court rules proroguing ‘unlawful’

THE SUPREME Court yesterday openly sided with a Parliament full of Remainers condemning the proroguing of Parliament by Tory PM Boris Johnson as completely...

TASERS FOR ALL OFFICERS! says East Midlands Chief Constable

EVERY frontline police officer in Northamptonshire is to be armed with a Taser gun, the East Midlands county’s Chief Constable Nick Adderley announced yesterday. Adderley...

‘Failing Grayling’ must go says RMT leader Mick Cash

RMT’s Mick Cash has repeated his call for ‘Failing Grayling’ to go as the scale of the probation service scandal emerges. Cash said: ‘The truly...

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

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

Kent blood services not for sale!–Unite

THE PRIVATISATION of the NHS blood samples service in Kent will put patients’ lives at risk, Unite warned yesterday, adding: ‘It must be stopped!’ A...

No To Cheap Labour Teachers!

TWO TEACHING unions have strongly criticised a minimum wage internship for teachers run by Stranmillis University College in Belfast. The NASUWT said the scheme should...

25 Colleges strike over pay

OVER 300 striking teachers from sixth form colleges around the country demanded the government honour their £700 million funding ‘invoice’ which was signed by...

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...

Residents charged £3.5m to remove flammable cladding – plus £5.4m to pay for fire...

LEASEHOLDERS in the Paddington Walk development in West London have already paid nearly £3.5m in service charges for the removal of dangerous, flammable Grenfell-style...

Bloody Sunday only 1 prosecution

‘WE WILL continue on and hopefully get the rest of the perpetrators to justice, because there are legal means to get them prosecuted and...

Watson must quit now! demands Diane Abbott

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has retweeted a call for Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson to quit after he publicly attacked the party’s...

RMT East Mids Strike Is On

THE RMT East Midlands Trains (EMT) strike is to go ahead on Saturday after the company bosses snubbed talks. The dispute is over EMT management’s...

Campaign saved lives!

‘THIS CAMPAIGN is a life saver!’ Devinder Bhambra told News Line on the mass picket of Ealing Hospital yesterday morning to celebrate the news...