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‘THE HUMAN COST OF DETENTION’ –Refugee Council welcomes Amnesty report

The Refugee Council has welcomed today’s publication of a new Amnesty International UK report on detention of asylum seekers ‘The Human Cost of Detention’....

Ten-hour day for schoolkids!

AT ONE time it used to be said that British workers were working such long hours that they did not have an opportunity to...

Greek bank workers strike over pensions

Yesterday tens of thousands of bank workers were on strike throughout Greece for the second day of a two-day strike called by their union...

KEEP UP THE PRESSURE – say BBC workers

Alun Pugh, Minister for Culture, the Welsh Language and Sport, last Friday faced tough questions about the future of BBC Wales and stated that...

NHS PRIVATISATION BY STEALTH – BMA accuses Blair government

The Blair government is trawling Europe for health privateers to carry out elective operations in the NHS, the British Medical Association yesterday revealed in...

French revolution stuns EU bosses and political leaders

THE 55 per cent vote, by the working class and the rural population of France against the European Constitution, is a body blow to...

‘THE DESTRUCTION OF THE NHS’ – Professor Marks condemns Blair/Hewitt plans

‘This is really the destruction of the NHS,’ Vincent Marks, professor of clinical biochemistry at the University of Surrey and a long-standing supporter of...

Defend the NHS and the Welfare State!

YESTERDAY key Blairite cabinet ministers, Blunkett and Hewitt, launched a massive attack on the Welfare State. Hewitt promised to use the NHS budget to...

Britain Heads For Revolutionary Situation

BRITAIN is now being run by a weakened and discredited Blair government, which is however determined to speed up its right wing course and...

NUS gives full support for university strikes!

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) threw its weight behind the biggest ever wave of strikes on university campuses yesterday. The NUS pledged its solid...