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NI Nursing Strike Actions Continue

THE DIRECTOR of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says she has not had enough reassurance about safe staffing to propose an end to...

Wildcat Postal Strikes

WILDCAT strikes by postal workers at three Scottish sorting offices over serious health and safety issues has forced Royal Mail to change its policy...

South Western guards strike is rock solid!

THE SOUTH Western Railway workers’ strike was rock solid yesterday morning in their escalating battle to keep the guards on the train. They are...

Over 71,000 sofa surfing this Xmas!

‘HUMILIATING, painful, depressing,’ says a new report released yesterday by homeless charity Crisis, highlighting the brutal realities of ‘sofa surfing’. The research shows that with...

Museum workers strike across UK

STAFF from top science museums around the country launched strike action yesterday to demand the Living Wage. The dispute involves tourist attractions, including London’s Science...

Yellow Vests travel to UK to support Assange

AN EIGHTY-strong coachload of Yellow Vest protesters came over from France to join the demonstration outside Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday morning demanding WikiLeaks founder...

450 jobs axed at BBC

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...

Parliament reopens after Supreme Court ruling

‘IT HAS no moral right to sit on these green benches here. It is a dead Parliament! Parliament is not worth a candle. It...

Assange At Risk Of Being ‘Tortured To Death’

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange, who has been held in terrible conditions in Belmarsh Prison, is ‘in a dire state of health due to psychological...

Splitters should stand down & fight by-election – demands McDonnell

‘THE HONOURABLE thing, the usual thing for them to do now, is to stand down and fight by-elections, back in their constituencies,’ shadow chancellor...

‘Our NHS is not for sale to the US!’ – Corbyn tells anti-Trump rally

‘THIS SHOULD not be a debate about how we go forward with a no deal Brexit and at the same time offering up our...

Farage Won’t Stand Against Tories

THE Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, announced on Monday that it will not be standing candidates in the 317 seats won by the...

Strip Capita!

A DEVASTATING ‘blunder’ that saw 160,000 patient records wrongly archived is the latest unacceptable failing from Capita, doctors union BMA (British Medical Association) said...

Train companies ‘trouser £1.3bn’

THE TORIES have allowed train companies to ‘play the system’ collecting more than £1.3bn from the taxpayer for delayed services and passing only a...

Poa Backing Corbyn

The POA (Prison Officers Association) is backing labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his Shadow Cabinet ‘to come through the setback of the EU elections...

‘Test Grenfell community for toxic contamination!’

A TOXIC cocktail of benzene, hydrogen cyanide (HCN), as well as many known cancer-causing chemicals and fibres have been found in soil taken from...

Homeless deaths up 25% Rough sleeping up 165%

THE NUMBER of homeless people dying on the streets of England has dramatically increased by 25% over five years, while the sheer scale of...

Heathrow workers support WRP’s Zulkifal

HEATHROW Airport workers signed up to support the campaign to elect Hassan Zulkifal, WRP Ealing Southall general election candidate, yesterday. Unite member Ram Sheemar said:...

VOTE WRP DECEMBER 12th

WRP parliamentary candidate for Camberwell and Peckham Joshua Ogunleye had a warm welcome for his socialist policies at the London College of Arts Camberwell...

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...

‘WE ARE WILLING TO NEGOTIATE WITH MAY’ says McDonnell

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...
Striking Lewisham Southwark College lecturers are determined to win a pay rise after years of no increments

Lewisham College 2-day strike Lecturers on poverty pay

‘THE MONEY’S there. We want our share!’ said striking lecturers at Lewisham Southwark College in southeast London yesterday morning. Members of the University and...

University wages strike ballots

UCU members at Coventry University are being balloted for industrial action in a row over pay. The ballot opened yesterday and closes on Tuesday...

Labour is to immediately recognise Palestinian state

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...

36,876 paid less than minimum wage in Scotland!

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...

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...

Parliament taking control from government!

‘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,...

FLYBE BUST! Tories to blame – BALPA

‘FLYBE staff feel disgusted at this betrayal and these broken promises,’ pilots union BALPA General Secretary Brian Strutton said yesterday as the news broke...

‘FRESH BLOW TO CAR INDUSTRY’! – over 10% job losses at JLR Halewood

THE UNITE union has described the announcement that there will be further job losses at JaguarLandRover’s (JLR’s) Halewood plant in Merseyside as a ‘fresh...

Shocking midwife staffing crisis

A SHOCKING Heads of Midwifery (HOMS) survey published yesterday by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) reveals that nearly half do not have enough...

May Beaten – Corbyn Calls For Election!

PM MAY lost her latest high-stakes gamble in the House of Commons when her EU Withdrawal Bill was defeated by 344-286 MPs despite a...

Suspend inquiry unless panellist immediately replaced say Grenfell campaigners

THE SECOND phase of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower Fire began yesterday with families and friends of the 72 men, women and children...

March of the 4-year-olds demands no test

SOME of the youngest protesters ever rose up yesterday in the ‘march of the four-year-olds!’ where over 200 parents accompanied an army of children...

May Put On 3 Days Notice

THE LABOUR, Tory, LibDem, SNP alliance of pro-EU MPs yesterday afternoon delivered another blow on behalf of the European Union against the 2016 referendum...

TORIES HAVE NO PLAN! – Marr asks if Labour would accept Bercow as PM

BREXIT Secretary Stephen Barclay made clear to the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that the Johnson Tory government has no ‘cunning plan’ to avoid...

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...

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...

‘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...

‘Sleepwalking towards another catastrophe’ – FBU statement marking 2 years since Grenfell fire

‘WE RISK sleepwalking into another catastrophic loss of life. We demand urgent action from the government to ensure that the events of Grenfell Tower...

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Parliament Square protest – ‘No extradition for Assange’

‘THERE is only one decision! No Extradition!’ shouted supporters of Julian Assange outside London’s Supreme Court in Parliament Square yesterday. Nellie Arequipa was with her...

Trump Puppets Johnson & Farage Fall Out!

THE TORY government has defended its proposed Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from President Trump, who suggested a Johnson-Farage alliance. Trump told LBC...

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...

Power to shut Parliament approved if No-Deal Brexit

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

Brexit vote on January 14 says May

TORY PM May would not commit to a vote on her Brexit deal yesterday before Parliament breaks up for Christmas and instead said: ‘I...