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

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

Another 10,000 to be driven onto UC – After Rudd drives through legislation with...

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AS OF TODAY, ten thousand people on the old benefits system will be forced onto Universal Credit (UC) in a ‘pilot study’ in Harrogate,...

THE NHS IS IN DANGER! – warns BMA Council Chair Nagpaul

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THE NHS is in danger of being overwhelmed by a surge of both Covid-19 and non-Covid cases, a new British Medical Association (BMA) survey...

Chancellor ignores the crisis!

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak said yesterday that the NHS will get ‘whatever resources it needs’ to cope with a coronavirus epidemic. He alleged to the...

Tories unveil sweeping new police powers to ban protests

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THE POLICE, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which threatens the fundamental right to protest, was introduced to Parliament yesterday. The government published some of the...

25 Colleges strike over pay

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

A&E Visits Halved By Virus Outbreak

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A&E VISITS in England have halved since the coronavirus outbreak started, dropping to their lowest level since records began. Before the pandemic, more than 2.1m...

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’...

Priti Patel ramps up police enforcement!

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‘OUR police officers are now moving more quickly to issue fines where people are clearly breaching coronavirus regulations,’ Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel said...

Fresh Intifada erupts over Jerusalem

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RIGHT-wing Zionists who planned a march through Jerusalem yesterday were forced to call it off. They planned to mark the beginning of the occupation of...

Javid’s plan is to privatise the NHS

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SAJID Javid, Tory Health and Social Care Secretary, has spoken to the Royal College of Physicians, on Health Reform. He claimed that there is not...

MAY’S GRENFELL CLAIM ‘DISGRACEFUL’ says FBU

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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)...

Johnson ready to hand billions to bosses! – as unions refuse to demand nationalisation

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THE JOHNSON government is to pay out tens of millions of pounds to restart production of carbon dioxide at a key plant in the...

Slum housing drove up Covid-19 deaths – new Public Health England report

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POOR housing conditions contributed to the disproportionate amount of people who have died of Covid-19 in poverty-stricken communities, a new report released yesterday by...

CWU defiant and fighting Royal Mail asset-stripping

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ROYAL MAIL is to seek a High Court injunction on Tuesday to stop a postal strike. The company said it woulmake a formal application on...

UK forced to appoint European Commissioner!

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PM JOHNSON’S ‘do or die’ pledge is truly dead, as the EU has insisted as a condition of their ‘flextension’ that the UK will...

Big Support for WRP Candidates

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WRP PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE for Kensington, Scott Dore campaigning outside the busy Ladbroke Grove tube station yesterday gained the support of local residents. Kathleen Jones who...

Barclays Sacking 1145!

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UNITE has expressed its alarm at the announcement yesterday that Barclays bank is closing a major processing centre in Leeds with nearly 800 jobs...

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...

Police demand mass stop & search powers

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HOME Secretary Sajid Javid has met police chiefs from seven forces most affected by the violent crime wave produced by the government’s decade of...

‘WE ARE WILLING TO NEGOTIATE WITH MAY’ says McDonnell

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LABOUR’S Shadow Chancellor told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that he is part of a movement in parliament to take Brexit ‘out of...

STOP UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUT! – Labour insists maintain £20 uplift

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‘REDUCING Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit would be fundamentally the wrong decision. It would be a profound mistake and put millions of families...

Power to shut Parliament approved if No-Deal Brexit

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LABOUR Party MPs, supported by other opposition parties and some Tory MPs, pushed through an amendment to the Finance Bill last night which gives...

Tories announce £330bn bailout for big business

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled a multi-billion bailout for big businesses in light of the coronavirus crisis. Speaking at the daily press conference Sunak...

Homeless Children Housed In Containers!

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TENS of thousands of homeless children in England are ‘temporarily’ housed in converted shipping containers and office blocks, freezing in winter, sweltering in the...

Labour Is Ready To Abstain Once Again – In The Coming Brexit Vote

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LABOUR leaders refused to confirm whether they would vote in favour of a Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU or abstain...

Inquiry into police spying on unions – union heads demand transparency

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LEADERS of many of the largest and most prominent trade unions in the UK, have jointly signed a letter demanding that immediate action is...

Black Schoolgirl Was Strip-Searched By Met Police

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A BLACK schoolgirl was strip-searched by police after being wrongly suspected of carrying cannabis. The ‘traumatic’ search by Metropolitan Police officers took place without another...

20,000 are threatened with eviction during corona crisis

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THE TORIES had promised a ‘complete ban’ on evictions from both council and private social housing. However, anger erupted yesterday as it emerged that...

Patel responds to drownings by stepping up her attacks on refugees

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IN RESPONSE to the drowning of 27 people in the Channel on Wednesday, Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel yesterday pushed her Nationality and Borders...

Labour is to immediately recognise Palestinian state

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LABOUR’S Manifesto declares that it will ‘Immediately recognise the State of Palestine.’ It adds that Labour will ‘Introduce a War Powers Act to ensure that...

AVIATION ABANDONED! – Unite’s Graham demands meeting with chancellor Sunak

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THE UNITE trade union has hit out at the Johnson government for once again failing to recognise the impact of Covid restrictions on the...

Fire and Rescue cuts puts flood victims lives at risk

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VICIOUS Tory cuts to the tune of £140 million mean that fire and rescue services are fighting with one hand tied behind their back....

60 Unis Begin 8-Day Strike!

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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...

Frontline NHS staff must be vaccinated! – Many NHS staff have lost their...

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FRONTLINE health and social care workers must be given every opportunity to have the Covid-19 vaccine, BMA council chair Chaand Nagpaul has said. Dr Nagpaul...

Palestine Demands A Criminal Investigation

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PALESTINE has demanded an immediate international criminal investigation into the Tel Aviv regime’s policy of settlement expansion and expropriation of Palestinian territories. The Palestinian Ministry...

‘FREE ASSANGE’ – demands demo outside Westminster Magistrates Court hearing yesterday

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‘FREE Julian Assange!’ demanded a mass protest outside Westminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning while inside, the head of WikiLeaks won the right for extra...

Powerful demo to stop ticket office closures

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A POWERFUL demonstration against mass railway ticket office hours cuts and total closures was held outside London’s Kings Cross Station early yesterday morning, with...

TUC stands with Palestine – TUC statement declaring solidarity with Palestine

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THE TUC stands in solidarity with all Palestinian workers and the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) who on Tuesday took part in...

Corona care homes horror – Tories were ‘negligent’

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THE PUBLIC Accounts Committee released a damning report this morning which condemns the Tories’ ‘slow, inconsistent and at times negligent approach’ to the social...

Parliament erupts over Brexit on 1st day back

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PARLIAMENT erupted yesterday on the burning issue of Brexit, on the first day back after the Xmas break. Moving an Urgent Question Labour Leader...

‘Decade of cuts has undermined Fire Service’ – FBU

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AN outbreak of coronavirus has left Surrey firefighters struggling to maintain fire cover after their brigade management failed to properly implement vital health and...

Harland & Wolff occupied!

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SHIPBUILDERS have occupied the Harland & Wolff site in Belfast, closing the gates and refusing to leave, with their unions GMB and Unite demanding...

‘No Medals, Badges Or Claps Just Pay Nurses 12.5% Rise!’

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‘NO MEDALS, badges or claps this time – just pay nursing fairly’, a nursing union leader told Boris Johnson yesterday. The leader of the UK’s...

Cabinet Minister Gove Broke The Law Rules The High Court!

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove broke the law by acting with ‘apparent bias’ in handing a £560,000...