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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...

Prevention rather than cure! – Tories unveil 10-year plan to smash NHS

‘THE NHS long term plan is as much about prevention, and early diagnosis, as treatment and recovery,’ PM May said speaking on The Andrew...

Flammable wooden cladding found on 20 blocks!

AN URGENT investigation has found that there are at least 20 housing blocks using the same wooden cladding and wooden structure as the block...

TORIES WANT A NEW LEADER TO MEET TRUMP ON JUNE 3rd

PM MAY’S Brexit Withdrawal Bill will not be published or debated until early June, the government said yesterday as she came under more pressure...

MAY’S GRENFELL CLAIM ‘DISGRACEFUL’ says FBU

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)...

Williamson readmitted to the Labour Party – split widens as 90 MPs oppose his...

LABOUR MP Chris Williamson was allowed back into the party yesterday morning after an investigation into comments he made about the party’s handling of...

Steel Closure Is Devastating

THE TORIES ‘must bring British Steel into public ownership’, Unite said after the devastating announcement that the industry fell into liquidation yesterday morning. Unite assistant...

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...

Parents & children lobby Downing St

OVER 500 parents and children held an angry protest outside Downing Street demanding an increase in funding for children with special educational needs and...

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...

Hammond pledges to bring down no-deal Tories!

Chancellor Hammond said yesterday that he would seek to bring down the Tory government if it tried to take Britain out of the European...

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...

Trump Pushes For UK Regime Change

NIGEL Farage should be involved in the government’s Brexit negotiations and the UK should be prepared to leave the EU with no deal, Donald...

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...

‘ANTI-CORBYN COUP!’ – WATSON ACCUSED BY McCLUSKEY

THE CLAMOUR from senior Labour figures, including deputy leader Tom Watson, shadow chancellor John McDonnell and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, for Labour to...

Notts College Industrial Action Ballot

MEMBERS of the University and College Union (UCU) at Nottingham College began balloting for industrial action yesterday as part of a row over new...

CUT FARES NOT STAFF! – demand protesters outside stations across UK

PASSENGERS protesting against rail fare increases of 3.5 per cent, many of whom were also demanding the urgent renationalisation of the railways, were joined...

STOP NO-DEAL BREXIT ‘BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY!’ – urges John McDonnell and Shami...

LABOUR Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Shadow Attorney General Shami Chakrabarti yesterday called for uniting with ‘moderate’ Tory MPs to stop a no-deal Brexit...

800,000 fire-risk dryers in UK homes – Whirlpool admits to Parliamentary committee

WHIRLPOOL admitted, when grilled by a Parliamentary committee yesterday, that as many as 800,000 recalled dryers known to be prone to sparking potentially lethal...

138 GP Surgeries Shut Last Year!

ONE HUNDRED and thirty-eight GP surgeries shut last year, compared to 18 the previous year, the latest GP workforce figures from NHS Digital show,...

1,000 WORKERS MARCH ON ORGREAVE ANNIVERSARY – Corbyn pledges Labour government inquiry!

UP TO A thousand workers from both Yorkshire and across the country marched to the 35th Battle of Orgreave memorial rally on Saturday. They marched...

Bma Condemns ‘Cruel And Vindictive’ Whorlton Hall

THE BMA has condemned the ‘cruel, vindictive and abusive’ behaviour exposed by Panorama at the private Whorlton Hall hospital. Responding to last night’s Panorama programme,...

Bradford Tower Block Evacuated!

A TOWER block in Bradford with 160 flats has been evacuated over ‘serious fire safety deficiencies’. All the residents at Appleton Point were told to...

Watson rebukes non-social democrat Corbyn

THE DEPUTY leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson spoke to Andrew Marr’s BBC show on Sunday about diverting the party away from its...

Dr Bawa-Garba victory –‘a defining moment’

DR BAWA-GARBA’s victory, in reversing the General Medical Council’s decision to strike her off the medical register over the death of a patient was...

54,000 Mothers A Year Lose Jobs

AHEAD of the House of Commons debate yesterday, the GMB Trade Union says an estimated 54,000 women lose their jobs every year due to...

SEND families take Tories to High Court over funding

PARENTS taking the government to court over SEND funding were cheered by a crowd of over 40 as they entered the High Court yesterday...

70,000 Nurses Shortfall In Next 5 Years

A LEAKED copy of the Tory government report into the NHS staffing crisis reveals that there is set to be a shortfall of nearly...

Safe staffing dumped!

THE MAY government has dropped its key NHS ‘safe staffing’ measure. This means that nurse staffing fill rate data are no longer being published. This change...

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...

Honda Swindon Plant Axed – 3,500 Car Workers’ Jobs To Go

THREE thousand five hundred car workers’ jobs are to be axed as Japanese carmaker Honda announces this morning that it is to shut down...

Abolish pensioners’ bus passes and triple-lock pensions! – urges Stephens & Health Secretary Hunt

HEAD of NHS England, Simon Stephens, has angered millions of workers with his suggestions that pensioners’ free bus passes and their triple-lock pension arrangements...

Childrens’ speech and language services slashed

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

‘Hostile environment’ alive and kicking!

LAST week the National Audit Office launched an investigation into the Home Office’s decision in 2014, when Theresa May was Home Secretary, to accuse...

Birmingham massacre of service

BIRMINGHAM city council is selling off its community centres and youth centres with millions of pounds of public property being auctioned off to housing...

‘BRUTAL’ WORKING CONDITIONS AT AMAZON RUGELEY!

THE GMB is presenting a giant Valentine’s card to the Amazon warehouse in Rugeley in the Midlands today to highlight the ‘brutal’ working conditions. Workers...

May and Corbyn capitulate to EU

REFERRING to PM May’s letter sent to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Rory Stewart, the prisons minister, said yesterday: ‘Yes. I think she feels, as...

‘Where were the bells-tolls for Grenfell?’

THE Coordinator of Justice 4 Grenfell Yvette Williams demanded yesterday, ‘Where were the bell-tolls for Grenfell?’ She contrased the bell tolls and the rush of...

MAY GOES TO GROUND! – Johnson & Gove are battling for her job

PM MAY was holed up in crisis talks with senior Tories including Boris Johnson and Michael Gove at Chequers yesterday, with rumours that a...

PCS Universal Credit strike ballot

PUBLIC and Commercial Services (PCS) union members working in Universal Credit are voting on whether to take strike action over workloads and staff recruitment. The...

NHS registration fee – 18% hike opposed

A 38,000-STRONG petition was handed in to the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) in Kennington, south London at midday yesterday, protesting at the...

Palestine Demands A Criminal Investigation

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...

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...

AUTO-ENROLMENT PENSIONS ROBBERY

MILLIONS of workers will see their take-home pay fall when contribution rates for those with auto-enrolment pensions are hiked in six weeks time. Since 2012,...

Child benefit savage cuts

STRUGGLING families are losing out on hundreds of pounds a year as a result of changes to child benefit over the past decade, said...