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‘Britain must provide war planes for Ukraine’ says Truss

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BRITAIN and other Western powers should provide warplanes to the Ukraine, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said last night at the Mansion House banquet, as...

Victory to the Crown Post Office strikers!

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‘THE 97.3% strike vote shows the anger of our members and their determination to defeat the pay freeze,’ Mole Meade, Communication Workers Union (CWU)...

3.1% rise in state pension but inflation is now rising twice as fast!

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A 3.1% RISE in the state pension and various benefits has now taken effect but charities have warned it fails to tackle an even...

Newham ambulance staff fighting to win!

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Ambulance staff demonstrated outside Newham Hospital in East London yesterday against the imposition of grossly inferior un-negotiated new contracts, and demanding that they be...

Julian Assange Must Be Freed!

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JOE BRACK from the Julian Assange Defence Committee spoke to News Line yesterday after the Westminster Magistrates Court gave Home Secretary Patel the go-ahead...

NEW ECONOMIC CRASH WILL DWARF 2008! – warn 58 economists

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A GROUP of economists issued an open letter yesterday warning that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s planned financial deregulation bill will lead to an economic...

TORIES ON THE RUN! – get them out with a general strike

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THE TORY government yesterday dropped its attempt to defeat a House of Commons probe into whether Boris Johnson misled MPs about lockdown parties. With the...

STRIKE ACTION SPREADS TO 68 UNIS – more than 50,000 staff mandated to strike

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STRIKE action at UK universities spreads to 68 institutions today as more than 50,000 staff are mandated to strike and well over a million...

Met chief Dick warns 43,000 officers over rot throughout force

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THE MET POLICE Commissioner Cressida Dick in light of scandal after scandal engulfing the police force has sent a letter to all 43,000 officers...

Bring us back ‘in-house’ – demand Barts SERCO strikers

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BARTS Hospital Trust workers organised a march from the hospital to a meeting at Altab Ali Park on the final Friday of their two-week...

Tory programme of attacks on working class!

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THE TORY programme of 38 pieces of anti-working class legislation which the government plans during the current parliamentary session was outlined in the Queen’s...

Plan to ‘Fire and Rehire’ 100 teachers at Richmond College

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STAFF are set to strike over a plan to ‘Fire & Rehire’ over 100 teachers at Richmond upon Thames College Staff at Richmond upon Thames...

Tories to sack 91,000 civil servants – National strike action certain say union leaders

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THE GOVERNENT wants to sack 91,000 civil service jobs to save money, the UK’s top civil servant says. The aim is to return to 2016...

£300m more arms for Ukraine – nothing for struggling households

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TORY PM Boris Johnson acted the buffoon yesterday as he described Ukraine’s war against Russia as the country’s ‘finest hour’, in a video address...

HEARTBREAKING! – ‘This report expresses the determination of the families’

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REPEATED catastrophic failures at an NHS trust meant that more than 200 babies may have died and that many others were left with life-changing...

‘Unworkable unethical and extortionate!’ – Patel’s war on asylum seekers is condemned

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‘UNWORKABLE, unethical and extortionate,’ was Labour Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper’s response to Home Secretary Priti Patel’s statement to the House of Commons on...

Johnson’s mission to India fails

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THE UK and India have agreed on a ‘new and expanded’ defence and security partnership during British premier Boris Johnson’s crisis visit to New...

GPs at Breaking Point!

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MILLIONS more appointments with hundreds fewer GPs is ‘pushing doctors to breaking point’, the BMA warned yesterday. Commenting on the latest NHS Digital GP workforce...

Johnson-Sunak Are Criminals Say The Met Police!

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PM JOHNSON and Chancellor Sunak are criminals according to the Police! Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak will be issued fines – officially known as fixed...

‘Metropolitan police recruiting criminals’ – concludes police watchdog

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THE METROPOLITAN Police’s approach to tackling corruption within its ranks is ‘fundamentally flawed,’ an inspection by the police watchdog published yesterday concluded. It found the...

Bank of England raises interest rates! – predicts energy costs rise of 40% by...

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UK INTEREST rates have risen to the highest level since 2009 as the Bank of England tries to slow the pace of rapidly rising...

Arriva busworkers are fighting ‘miserly 3% pay offer!’

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SUPPORT for the bus workers, who were out on strike in large numbers yesterday to force private bus owners Arriva to increase their miserly...

DWP staff to get police powers! – to investigate the poorest people on Universal...

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DWP STAFF are to get police powers, the Tory government announced yesterday to investigate the poorest people on Universal Credit. The DWP (Department for Work...

RAISE STAFF PAY OR WE STRIKE! – UCU tells six college administrators

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday told the bosses of six colleges in the North West to urgently raise staff pay if they...

Labour Demanding Windfall Tax Vote!

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LABOUR is tomorrow demanding a vote in the House of Commons to introduce a windfall tax on oil and gas companies, with former leader...

‘Don’t lecture us about wage restraint’ – ‘the alarm bells are ringing!’ says Unite’s...

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‘Don’t lecture us about pay restraint,’ the Unite and GMB unions retorted to appeals from Governor of the Bank of England Andrew Bailey yesterday,...

Schoolchildren to be served smaller portions!

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SCHOOL caterers will have to serve children smaller portions or use cheaper ingredients, they were warned yesterday. Andrew Selley, boss of Bidfood, one of the...

CWU BT Group to ballot all members for action!

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THE Telecoms & Financial Services Conference voted yesterday to serve legal notice to BT Group of the union’s intention to ballot all appropriate members...

RMT will fight any new anti-union legislation

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RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch spoke out defiantly yesterday in response to Tory strike breaking threats to pass laws to ‘ensure minimum staffing levels...

Crucial Ballot To Continue Night Tube Strike!

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THE BALLOT for a new mandate to continue the powerful RMT Night Tube strike on London Underground has reached a crucial point, with the...

DOWNING ST LAWBREAKERS – to be named by Civil Service boss Gray

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SUE GRAY INTENDS TO NAME civil servants who broke Covid rules at lockdown parties in and around Downing Street. The senior civil servant will publish...

4,000 Tube station staff to strike on Monday 6th June!

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THE RMT transport union is holding a network-wide strike of 4,000 station staff members on London Underground on Monday 6th June, bringing the Tube...

‘The entire labour movement must fully support the RMT’

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THE RMT issued the following statement on the forthcoming rail and Tube strikes yesterday. ‘In the past few weeks, discussions have been taking place at...

RMT and Unite leaders pledge to defeat Tory attack on right to strike

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THE LEADERS of the Unite and RMT unions warned yesterday that they will mobilise their full power to defeat Tory plans to ban the...

TUC warns nurses of huge wage ‘hit!’ – says Johnson will impose 3% ‘rise’

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NURSES will suffer a huge wage ‘hit’ this year if the Government imposes a pay rise well below the soaring rate of inflation, unions...

TUC MUST CALL GENERAL STRIKE! – bring down Tories – bring in a workers...

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THE railways will be shut down for 3 days on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, when workers from Network Rail and 13 train operating companies...

‘INFLATION CAUSING HUGE DISTRESS!’ – no government can solve every problem – says Sunak

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‘HIGH inflation is causing acute distress to the people of this country,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak admitted yesterday. Making a statement to MPs in the...

1,000 NEWLY QUALIFIED GPs ARE FACING DEPORTATION!

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‘Doctors’ Association UK (DAUK) is utterly appalled that up to 1,000 newly qualified GPs face deportation despite having completed their GP training in the...

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’...

‘We’re NHS workers – bring us back in-house’! – demand striking St George’s staff

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STRIKING cleaners, domestic workers and hostesses employed by the public services privateer Mitie, got great support from local people as they held a powerful...

Airport Crisis – ‘This Chaos Is One Of Their Own Making’

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AS the crisis across UK airports deepens, the leading aviation union, Unite, is blaming businesses for taking public money but then slashing jobs during...

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...

Met strip-searched 14-year-old girl as male officers looked on

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THREE-QUARTERS of the thousands of children who are strip-searched by police forces around the UK each year are black, the BBC’s File On 4...

‘No Quick Fix In The Ukraine’–War Must Go On Says Johnson!

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PM JOHNSON said yesterday in Blackpool: ‘Today we are living in the aftermath of the worst pandemic for a century, and once again we...

‘Patient safety has never been at greater risk’ – RCN

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‘THIS is yet more evidence that emergency services are in disarray,’ the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said yesterday ahead of today’s A&E report...