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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...

Renationalise buses now! demand strikers

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‘WITH these private companies running London’s buses it’s a race to the bottom – the only way to stop it is to renationalise London...

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...

War on workers & youth – National Insurance 1.25% hike, UC cut £20...

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‘WE WILL FIX the long term problems of health and social care that have been so cruelly exposed by Covid,’ Tory PM Johnson said...

CORBYN SUSPENDED! – He vows to fight this ‘political intervention’

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer has suspended his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn from the party over his remarks yesterday about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Corbyn was...

‘A Perfect Storm’ Of Pressures Engulfing Social Care!

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A PERFECT storm of pressures risks engulfing health and social care services in England in the coming months, a comprehensive analysis by the RCN...

McDonnell courts nationalists – and vows to defend Corbyn

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LABOUR shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has thrown a political bomb into the middle of the Labour Party with his pledge to the Scottish Nationalists...

‘DON’T SIGN NEW CONTRACTS! say Unite Groundstaff

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THE GMB has accused BA of bad faith. Claims of ‘significant progress’ in a leaked letter from British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz mask...

Reintroduce Covid restrictions now! NHS Confederation warns of looming winter crisis

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COVID restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid ‘stumbling into a winter crisis,’ health leaders have warned. The NHS Confederation said a...

Abusive MI5 agent’s identity cannot be revealed says judge

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THE BBC is to be prevented from naming a man it says exploited his status as an MI5 agent to abuse a partner and...

‘IF THERE IS NO LEGISLATION ON MONDAY – SEIZE SHIPS ON TUESDAY’ – John...

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OVER 500 trade unionists gathered outside the RMT headquarters on the waterfront in Dover, yesterday with red RMT flags and union banners after 800...

ENERGY BILLS SET TO RISE! – economy is heading for a 2008-style crash

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UK ENERGY bills are set to rise even higher, with suppliers warning of a ‘nationwide crisis’ and a 2008-style financial crash. Several ‘providers’ including Good...

A further half a million will be in fuel poverty! warns shadow business secretary...

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‘THERE is absolutely no question of the lights going out,’ Kwasi Kwarteng, Tory business secretary claimed yesterday He was making a statement after a number...

Arconic warned of cladding fire risk a decade before Grenfell!

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THE COMPANY that made the Grenfell Tower cladding was warned of the risks of a building fire that would kill ‘60 to 70’ people...

Parliament taking control from government!

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‘THE APPROACH to today’s business sets an extremely concerning precedent for our democracy,’ Tory leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said yesterday,...

NHS workers immigration status victory – Home Office forced to U-turn yesterday morning!

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THE TORIES, under fire from all sides have had to make a U-turn on their policy over the immigration status of NHS workers. Until yesterday...

Tory borrowing breaks all records

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GOVERNMENT borrowing broke all records soaring to historic heights in November, figures released yesterday show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing hit £31.6bn...

Decanted families warehoused in office blocks

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FAMILIES are being ‘warehoused’ inside an office block in Harlow, Essex after being decanted from their local boroughs, with tenants forced to eat, drink...

RMT calls National Rail Strike!

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THE RMT has called a National Rail Strike on Tuesday June 21st, when over 50,000 railway workers, including Network Rail, 13 train operating companies...

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...

STOP SPYING ON WORKERS – demands GMB after Churchill ‘location tracking’

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Churchill Security is based in Chorley and employs more than 160 people in the UK, including Cardiff Bay, Cheltenham, Watford, Milton Keynes, Bromley, Abingdon...

Childrens’ speech and language services slashed

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SPEECH and Language Therapy Services for children who have problems learning to speak have been severely cut by the Tories with a new report...

‘Conspiracy to rape’ – Victims of spy cops indict the state

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WOMEN who found out their partners were undercover police spies insisted yesterday that they are the ‘victims of a conspiracy to rape’ by the...

Windrush victim wins right to unite her family – High Court rules Home...

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THE HIGH COURT ruled yesterday that the Home Office unlawfully prevented the family of Trinidadian national Lynda Mahabir, who came to the UK aged...

150 Unis ballot for strike action!

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THE UCU (University and College Union) begins balloting members today for strike action at over 150 universities across the country, with higher education set...

‘We refuse to become informants’ – Doctors, nurses and teachers oppose Police Bill

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DOCTORS, nurses and teachers have warned that the Police Bill will turn them into police informants. The Bill, to be debated in the House of...

GRENFELL CRISIS – 88 claimants refuse to negotiate with council until it admits liability

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the 1,000 claims against The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) and its tenant management organisation (TMO)...

450 jobs axed at BBC

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FOUR hundred and fifty jobs are to be axed at the BBC, it was announced yesterday. The cuts include the closure of the Victoria Derbyshire...

Leicester faces localised lock-down!

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HOME SECRETARY Priti Patel yesterday warned that the city of Leicester may be facing a localised lockdown after a rise in coronavirus cases. She said...

‘I want to campaign for Remain!’ says Shadow Chancellor McDonnell

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SHADOW Chancellor John McDonnell was asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr yesterday morning: ‘When is Jeremy Corbyn going to come out for a new...

TASERS FOR ALL OFFICERS! says East Midlands Chief Constable

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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...

‘The worst public health response in UK history’ – No test & trace –...

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THE TORY government’s failure to do more to stop Covid spreading early on in the pandemic was one of the ‘worst public health failures’...

‘SHAME ON YOU TOWER HAMLETS’ – workers fighting mass sackings and wage cutting

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‘TOWER Hamlets, shame on you!’ shouted the 40-strong picket of striking council workers outside Albert Jacob House on Roman Road in east London yesterday...

GOVE ADMITS DRUG LAW-BREAKING! – as do six Tory leadership contenders

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TORY leadership candidate Michael Gove admitted on BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that he had acted illegally in relation to using cocaine. The former Justice...

58 universities three days of strike action!

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THREE consecutive days of strike action hitting 58 universities begin this morning after university bosses and their representatives refused to withdraw pension cuts or...

HANDS OFF OUR PENSIONS! – 37 Universities to strike!

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STAFF at 37 universities are to strike over an ‘unprecedented attack on their pensions’, it was announced by their union University College Union (UCU)...

35,000 gather at Marble Arch – BLACK LIVES MATTER!

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35,000 WORKERS and youth rallied yesterday at Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, to insist that ‘Black Lives Matter’ and give their 100% support to the...

HEATHROW CLEANERS FEAR FOR THEIR JOBS says the Unite trade union

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LOW PAID cleaners, employed by multi-million pound outsourcing company Mitie at Heathrow Airport, have been left fearing for their jobs after the company reneged...

3-day week looms! JCB cuts 4,000 workers’ hours

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DIGGER manufacturer JCB is cutting production and working hours in the UK as it faces a shortage of components from China due to the...

‘Immense’ London-wide Tube station staff strike today!

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‘MONDAY’S action will be immense and there will be more of the same if London Underground (LU) continues its attacks,’ leading RMT officer Carlos...

Sajid Javid tells patients to ‘manage their own care!’

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ON Thursday, Sajid Javid, the Tory Health Secretary, made a euphoric speech to the Health Service Journal Digital Transformation Summit. He praised the Covid pandemic...

GRENFELL INQUIRY HALTED! – no date set for reopening

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THE GRENFELL INQUIRY HAS BEEN HALTED! Hearings have been cancelled until the charman of the inquiry, Sir Martin Moore-Bick considers a demand from lawyers representing...

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...

Corona spreading through England’s school system!

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DESPITE warnings from unions the Tories re-opened schools last week, and now coronavirus has begun spreading through the school system across England. Five teachers at...

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...