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SHOCKING CRISIS: 128,000 kids homeless at Xmas

A SHOCKING 128,000 children in Britain will wake up homeless and in temporary accommodation this Christmas Day, a new report by Shelter revealed on...

128,000 children homeless this Christmas – says Shelter

THE FACT that 128,000 children in Britain will wake up homeless and in temporary accommodation this Christmas Day is a ‘national scandal’, the leader...

US cuts tax for rich at expense of students & workers

‘SENATE votes to hand huge tax giveaways to the rich paid for by students and working families,’ said the National Education Union (NEA) on...

‘Don’t Treat US Like The Junior Doctors!’

NURSES and midwives will fight Tory Health Secretary Hunt’s plans to fund a pay rise by smashing their employment conditions, their unions insisted...

Shocking homelessness & mass evictions this Xmas

SHOCKING new figures show housing charity Shelter received a call for help every 22 seconds in the run up to Christmas last year, and...

Amazon ‘work till you drop!’

AMAZON workers have their toilets breaks timed, are paid as little as 7p per item they pack and are working as much as 55...

A bankrupt Tory budget for a bankrupt Britain!

CHANCELLOR Hammond outlined a bankrupt policy for a bankrupt Britain yesterday in the House of Commons. The paper-thin disguise for this bankruptcy was Hammond’s...

‘A Government No Longer Fit For Office!’

TORY Chancellor Hammond kicked public sector workers in the teeth in his class war budget yesterday, refusing to lift the seven-year pay freeze which...

UCU To Ballot For Nationwide Industrial Action

UNIVERSITY lecturers union UCU has warned of ‘chaos on campus’ as a nationwide strike is looming in response to a full frontal attack on...

‘CRUEL PUNISHMENT’ OF POOREST PEOPLE! – Xmas Universal Credit to be...

TENS of thousands of low paid workers on Universal Credit may not be paid over the festive season or may get a reduced payment. Those...

Smash Universal Credit! It is the tool for ruling through fear...

THOUSANDS of families in England will be spending Christmas in fear that the New Year will bring eviction from their homes. This was the message...

Celebrate the Centenary of the Russian Revolution! Forward to the...

THE rally this Sunday will not just celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution. It will be a clarion call for workers to...

Tory government ‘pathetic’ and ‘incapacitated’ – time to bring them down...

WEDNESDAY’S debate and vote in parliament on the issue of the roll-out of Universal Credit has been hailed as a ‘symbolic defeat’ for the...

Kick out the Tories to end Universal Credit attacks on benefits!

ON SUNDAY the Guardian newspaper published a letter signed by 30 Labour MPs and the one Green Party MP expressing their concern about the...

Save Our NHS! Down with STPs – No cuts! No privatisation!...

ON 6th June 2017 at the height of general election fever, senior NHS managers at NHS England (NHSE) and NHS Improvement (NHSI) were secretly...

University fees & loan hikes rushed through!

LEGISLATION has been raced through Parliament before it breaks up for the general election which allows universities to raise tuition fees every year until...

FBU is battling to defend the service & defend jobs

‘DON’T think of this as your own personal job – you’re only looking after it for the next person. This is one of the...

US Honeywell aerospace workers vote NO to cuts – locked out...

WORKERS have twice voted no on Honeywell’s proposals to eliminate cost-of-living increases and retiree health care, freeze pensions, curtail overtime pay, subcontract work, and...

Ontario childcare workers locked out over Christmas!

THE local MP, France Gelinas, is today, Wednesday 4th January, visiting the Ontario picket line of 140 childcare workers who have been locked out...

School funding cuts devastate a generation of children

AS PUPILS return to school after the Christmas break, teachers’ unions warned yesterday that funding cuts are much worse than predicted, hitting working class...

Forward to the Palestinian state!

ISRAEL’S Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has ordered the termination of all non-security related coordination with the Palestinian Authority (PA), in response to the UN...

No NHS Bed Cuts!

CALLS by NHS England chief nursing officer Jane Cummings to cut acute care beds and close District General Hospitals, were roundly condemned by a...

Throw STP plans out!

‘THROW the STP plans out!’ said Roseline Nwangwu an Ealing Hospital worker yesterday morning. Unite union member Roseline added: ‘If they close Ealing Hospital...

A ‘PERMANENT WINTER NHS CRISIS LOOMS’ – warns BMA over Tory...

‘THE GOVERNMENT must resolve the long-term funding, capacity and recruitment issues’ if it is going to avoid a ‘winter crisis’ all year round, doctors...

Murdoch University in Perth: Unprecedented 80% cut to staff pay!

MURDOCH University in Perth, Western Australia, is attempting to force ‘safety-net award conditions’ onto staff – slashing their pay by up to 80 per...

Nationwide Post Office strike

‘UNLESS we fight now, the future of the whole of the Post Office network is threatened. The high street Post Offices will no longer...

Tories tell May she must bring in strike ban law!

SUNDAY saw the Tory Telegraph accuse PM May of ‘refusing to curb the power of striking trade unions despite a growing backlash from...

Tata Steel – pension cuts and no jobs guarantees!

THE DEAL, struck between unions and Tata Steel, which guarantees no compulsory redundancies at Port Talbot for five years and accepts the end of...

Stp Onslaught On Ealing & Charing Cross Hospitals

EALING and Charing Cross District General Hospitals are to have their Accident and Emergency Departments closed under the North West London Sustainability and Transformation...

Homelessness, fuel poverty & debt! Time to assign capitalism to the...

AS TEMPERATURES plummet and the cold weather sets in, homeless charity Shelter calculated that over a quarter of a million people will wake up...

Legal bid to halt Aslef strike

SOUTHERN rail owner Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) yesterday launched a legal bid to stop ASLEF’s strike action. GTR issued proceedings at the High Court to...

Southern drivers 9-day strike

SOUTHERN train drivers in the ASLEF union are bringing the network to grinding halt over the Xmas period with nine days of strike action. The...

Storm Disaster Anger Erupts!

STORM Angus, after ripping through the UK, has caused torrential downpours and flash floods that have destroyed homes, turned roads into rivers and left...

Forced labour for ex-Calais children

REFUGEE children sent from the demolished ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais are being used as forced labour in fruit farms, a charity has claimed. So far...

‘Working class must follow example of October 1917’

A POWERFUL News Line 47th Anniversary and 76th Anniversary of Leon Trotsky’s Assassination Rally, with 200 workers, students and youth in attendance, was held...

Deliveroos Fighting Slave Labour Pay And Conditions

OVER 100 Deliveroo food delivery company couriers and supporters met in Camden, northwest London on Tuesday evening to discuss their campaign against slave labour...

Over 120,000 Children Will Spend Christmas Homeless

OVER 120,000 children in Britain face spending this Christmas homeless and in temporary accommodation, the highest level since 2007, Shelter’s new analysis of government...

120,000 children homeless this Xmas

ONE hundred and twenty thousand children will wake up homeless this Christmas across Britain, Shelter warned yesterday. Shelter has launched an urgent appeal after...

Bring down the May government – nationalise the banks and major...

BEFORE the Brexit referendum on June 23rd the masses of British workers refused to capitulate to the vast barrage of propaganda from...

UK must take in 400 Calais camp children – urges UNICEF

UNICEF UK is appealing to the British government to speed up the transfer of unaccompanied child refugees from the ‘Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais. The...

Dannatt would not use Lariam, but permitted it to be used...

FORMER Army chief of staff Lord Dannatt has apologised on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme for allowing British troops to take an anti-malaria drug...

Tories use ‘winter crisis’ to scrap thousands of ops!

THE TORY war on the NHS is continuing with thousands of operations to be cancelled and senior doctors diverted from operating theatres under the...

Special needs children are not getting the support they need!

CHILDREN and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are not getting the support they need, according to eight-in-ten (83%) education staff. In...

Massive doctors picket lines –answer the Cameron-Hunt threats

THE TUC must organise a national day of action in support of the junior doctors’ dispute and our NHS, the Public and Commercial Services...

Tory Split Deepens!

THE Tory government risks dividing society, Iain Duncan Smith warned yesterday in his first interview since resigning as Work and Pensions Secretary. He attacked the...

Unions Agree To Axe Steel Jobs And Sell Out Members

UP to 500 jobs will be axed at British Steel with the trade unions agreeing to the axing. The union leaders have warned the takeover...