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50% rise in lorry driver deaths – exposed by Unite research

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UNITE has called for urgent reforms into how the deaths of workers and members of the public killed and injured in road accidents...

PROSECUTE ISRAEL! – Erekat urges International Criminal Court

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THE Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) has slammed Israel’s new land grab plans, urging the International Criminal Court (ICC) to speed up its investigation into...

Wall Street Crashes And With It Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy!

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JUST TEN YEARS after the 2008 great banking disaster began – with the working class still paying the price for it with massively...

Bring Down The May Government, Quit Eu And Bring In...

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GENERAL LORD Dannatt, the chief of the General Staff from 2006-2009, writing in The Daily Telegraph, has bemoaned the ‘national embarrassment of almost...

French Delegation Condemns Macron’s Hostile Attitude To Syria While Hezbollah Warns...

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A FRENCH delegation, headed by former transport minister Thierry Mariani, has met with Syrian government officials in Damascus and condemned France’s hostile policies...

FBU Pensions Victory!

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THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) has won a landmark ruling in its dispute with the government over changes made to firefighters’ pensions in 2015....

597 homeless deaths, 130,000 homeless children! Slum landlords and capitalism must...

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FIVE hundred and ninety-seven homeless people died on the streets of Britain last year, up from 482 the year before – in fact homeless...

Uber Drivers Are Entitled To Workers Rights

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TRADE unions the GMB and the IWGB last Wednesday won crucial Court of Appeal decisions, agreed by both the Employment Tribunal and the Employment...

Canadian Postal Union Fighting To Overturn Strike Ban

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THE CANADIAN Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) filed a constitutional challenge last week to block legislation ordering them back to work, passed by the...

Major police surveillance op – on tens of thousands of Xmas...

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POLICE are using cameras to scan the faces of tens of thousands of London Christmas shoppers, testing facial recognition technology, in a move that...

Brexit vote on January 14 says May

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

Labour’s left leadership is paralysed as Blair and Co move in...

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PM May yesterday attacked former Labour PM Tony Blair accusing him of ‘undermining’ her Brexit talks by calling for a second referendum. In fact Blair’s...

‘HOLIDAY HUNGER HITS CHILDREN’! A NATIONAL Education Union snapshot poll of...

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A NATIONAL Education Union snapshot poll of 1,026 teachers in England paints a harrowing picture of the increase in poverty seen in our schools...

Only Socialist Revolution can end this chaotic farce in Parliament and...

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THERESA May ‘survived’ the vote of no confidence in her leadership of the Tory Party by 200 votes to 117 on Wednesday night –...

Tories hold May to no-confidence vote

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‘SIR Graham Brady has confirmed that he has received 48 letters from Conservative MPs so there will now be a vote of confidence in...

130,000 homeless children this Xmas

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MORE than 130,000 homeless children will be living in temporary accommodation this Christmas in Britain, according to estimates by the homeless charity Shelter. In...

Nationwide college strikes loom!

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STRIKE ballots proposing industrial action at Further Education (FE) colleges are currently underway, the University and College Union (UCU) have announced, and will close...

Unite Demand ‘Immediate Criminal Investigation’ Into Carillion

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THE OUTRAGE of a West Midlands NHS Trust now facing a massive bill of some £400 million has led to Unite, one of the...

Universal Credit Cancels Christmas

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‘PREMEDITATED cruelty,’ is how Norfolk campaigners have described Universal Credit, which they call to be immediately scrapped. They have organised a meeting at City...

95% of RCM members in north of Ireland vote for strike...

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ALMOST 95% of RCM members in Northern Ireland who responded to a consultation about industrial action, including strike action, over pay conditions have voted...

Secondary teacher recruitment crisis Teacher trainee census 2018-19

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‘WE are at a crisis in secondary teacher recruitment,’ said Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, commenting on the...

BMA’s Vautrey demands ‘properly funded NHS’ on the ‘bedrock of a...

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SPEAKING in London last week to the British Medical Association’s conference of English Local Medical Committees (LMCs) in London, Dr Richard Vautrey, BMA GP...

Vauxhall And Cammell Laird Walkouts

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EVERY member of the GMB and Unite unions walked out last Friday evening at the Vauxhall car plant in Ellesmere Port in...

May’s Britain a hostile place for workers and youth – Now...

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DESTITUTION under May’s crippled Tory government is soaring to levels not seen since the Victorian times. The roll-out of Universal Credit has created...

‘There is revolutionary determination to smash capitalism’ –WRP General Secretary tells...

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OVER 100 workers, trade unionists and youth attended the rally at the Indian YMCA in Fitzroy Square, central London on Sunday to mark...

Grenfell survivors forced onto UC by Xmas!

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SURVIVORS of the horrific Grenfell fire are to be forced onto Universal Credit just days before Christmas. Documents released ‘quietly on Budget Day’ show...

British capitalism crashing into bankruptcy – Unions must organise a...

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THE UK’s largest car maker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), yesterday announced a massive pre-tax loss of £354 million for the six months to September...

Universal Credit cannot be reformed – it must be scrapped through...

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MORE than 1.2 million people are on Universal Credit, while more than 100 new Jobcentres will be operating it by Christmas. Universal Credit is...

‘COME AND TALK TO LABOUR PARTY’ – Watson urges May!

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DEPUTY Labour Party leader Tom Watson yesterday urged Tory leader May to ‘come and talk to the Labour Party’. ‘If she cannot get...

Jaguar workers–three day week until Xmas!

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JAGUAR workers have been put on a three-day week until Christmas! This affects as many as half of the two thousand workers at its...

STOP WASTING BILLIONS ON THE HEALTH MARKET – Nagpaul to...

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DOCTORS’ leader Chaand Nagpaul is today warning of an ‘all year’ crisis in the NHS as eight in ten doctors say underfunding is significantly...

‘Go to pharmacist, not GP or A&E’ – NHS England campaign...

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TAKE your sick children to see the pharmacist, rather than the GP or to an A&E. . . this is the message of a...

Carillion Collapse Hits Royal Liverpool Hospital!

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WHEN CARILLION collapsed last month it left the future of the new Royal Liverpool Hospital in limbo. The half-built £335 million hospital which has already...

Schools being asset-stripped by academy trusts

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THE HOUSE of Commons education committee has written to the Tory academies minister, Lord Agnew, expressing MPs’ concern about a ‘lack of transparency and...

50,000 NHS Patients Being Left In Pain And Misery!

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IT WAS announced on Tuesday night that all operations during the month of January are cancelled, leaving over 50,000 patients in pain and misery. Also...

VIRGIN CARE HAS WON £1bn OF NHS CONTRACTS IN ONE YEAR!

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MULTI-BILLIONAIRE Richard Branson’s private health company Virgin Care has won £1bn worth of NHS contracts in a single year. Private providers are winning an increasing...

NHS Care Cancelled Until Further Notice! Time To Get The Tories...

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DR RICHARD Fawcett, a Royal Stoke Hospital consultant, has apologised for ‘third world’ conditions in the hospital’s A&E, saying that he was ‘heartbroken’ to...

53rd anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian revolution!

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PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas will light a torch next Sunday evening in Ramallah to mark the 53rd anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian...

SAVE EALING A&E – REOPEN MATERNITY says mass picket

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‘IT is more important for them to save money than save lives!’ Halla Kim, RCN member and nurse at Ealing Hospital declared yesterday morning...

100,000 Children Are In Temporary Accommodation

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HOMELESSNESS in England is a ‘national crisis’ and the Tory government is ‘unacceptably complacent’ about it, the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC)...

Inflation rising – slashing wages and threatening jobs! Trade unions must...

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INFLATION rose to 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, as the squeeze on households continued and prices rose, slashing further into...

Record numbers of children rely on food banks

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A RECORD number of children are being forced to rely on food banks in order to survive, with the numbers expected to surge...

Free Palestine! Hands Off Jerusalem!

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‘FREE Palestine! Hands off Jerusalem!’ shouted over 3,000 protesters outside the US Embassy on Friday night. The massive rally called for mass demonstrations ...

Break With Eu Now! Bring Down The Tories! Forward To Socialism!

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THE EU leadership last Friday morning at 6am rescued PM May from the debacle of her Northern Ireland crisis, and saved her government by...

Prosecute bosses that do not pay the minimum wage! Overthrow capitalism!

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‘NAMING and shaming’ bosses who refuse to pay workers even the minimum wage is not enough, trade union GMB correctly insisted yesterday, demanding...