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Johnson gags the SAGE scientists!

TORY PM Johnson during the daily Downing Street press briefing yesterday, repeatedly blocked journalists from asking his scientific and medical advisors about the ongoing...

French mayors oppose ‘forced march’ to reopen schools!

MAYORS representing the Ile-de-France region, which includes the city of Paris, have called on President Emmanuel Macron to delay the reopening of schools until...

Unite Is Fighting For Workers’ Rights!

TWO LONDON organisations are flouting government policy over coronavirus by attacking the pay, and terms and conditions of their employees, the Unite, union said...

Sweeping emergency powers are unveiled! – Police given powers to...

NEW emergency powers were outlined yesterday by the Tories as they published the Emergency Coronavirus Bill. The sweeping new powers which will last as...

Trade union leaders divided over Tory Budget!

THE TRADE union leaders are divided over the Tory Budget. ‘Today’s Budget u-turn on spending is long overdue’ says the TUC, forging a partnership with...

RMT strike action to defend guards safety role

A FURTHER two days of strike action will take place on South Western Railway next week after RMT Guard members voted for industrial action...

London Bus Privateers Must Stop ‘Race To The Bottom’ Or Face...

UNLESS London bus privateers stop the ‘race to the bottom’ and cease their onslaught on working conditions all-out strike action will swiftly ensue, Unite...

Great Response In Hackney And Kensington

STUDENTS gave their full endorsement to WRP candidate for Hackney South and Shoreditch Jonty Leff yesterday as a campaign team worked hard fighting for...

‘Break with EU now’ demands May Day meeting

Following the May Day march last Wednesday, 1st May, the Workers Revolutionary Party and the Young Socialists, held a lively meeting in Covent Garden. Chairman Jonty...

Fresh Tory council cuts – Vital services axed

THE NEW financial year has kicked in, and with every council budget being cut to the bone the future of leisure centres, council run...

Youth Services Devastated

ANOTHER round of council cuts is set to devastate services for young people in London, with more than £1 million of cuts planned for...

Schools & colleges are facing ‘national emergency!’

THE SCHOOL Cuts Coalition, including many education unions, on the eve of the Tory Spring Budget demanded the government address the ‘national emergency’ faced...

Nursery heads march on Downing Street!

NURSERY heads marched on Downing Street yesterday, furious at the desperate lack of funding which is now so bad that nurseries are threatened with...

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...

Businesses threaten to relocate before Brexit! Nationalise them and put them...

RESEARCH for the Institute of Directors showed yesterday that a third of UK businesses are considering moving abroad after Brexit. The IoD said that...

East End Suffragettes – revealed for first time in 100...

East End Suffragettes: the photographs of Norah Smyth 2 November-9 February 2019 Tues-Sat: 11.00-18.00 daily Admission free EAST End Suffragette photos from 100 years ago, are revealed, for...

‘WE WON’T BE BULLIED’ –say Glasgow City Council strikers

AS Primary schools and nurseries across Glasgow stayed closed on the second day of the massive 8,000-strong 48-hour equal pay strike yesterday, the SNP-run...

Children with special needs: savage cuts to SEND funding!

PARENTS, councillors and education unions descended on the Department of Education yesterday to demand that children with special needs are not left high and...

Strike wave through Europe poses issue of working class taking power

THIS week a headline in one of the bourgeois papers declared ‘Europe Grinds to a Halt’ and for once the hyperbole was justified as...

Greek Riot Police Attack March

GREEK riot police attacked last Friday, with tear gas, a 3,000-strong Athens march of teachers and university students who were demanding the staffing of...

REFUGEES ARE WELCOME HERE! – 10,000 March against racism in London

‘REFUGEES are welcome here!’ shouted over 10,000 protesters on a March Against Racism through central London on Saturday. Labour’s shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott,...

Bankers promote permanent austerity! Nationalise the banks through a socialist revolution...

RICHARD SHARP, a member of the Bank of England’s Financial Stability Committee has warned that the UK is heading for a Venezuelan-style economic crash...

Binmen win legal action! – Labour Council ordered to withdraw redundancies

THE UNITE union yesterday called on Birmingham city Labour council to honour the ACAS agreement and resolve the Birmingham bin dispute after the High...

Tories throw down gauntlet! – separate pay awards for police &...

IN A SLAP in the face for the TUC Congress, the Tory government yesterday announced pay rises for police and prison officers, while leaving...

Grenfell–Never Again!

THE TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady yesterday welcomed six emergency workers to Congress who had been involved in the Manchester, Westminster and Finsbury...

Unite won’t tolerate illegal Doncaster strikebreaking!

THE UNITE union has warned that it will leave ‘no stone unturned’ if Doncaster refuse contractor Suez presses ahead with strike breaking during...

300,000 March To Get Rid Of Tories!

WORKERS, trade unionists and youth on the more than 300,000-strong march from the BBC Broadcasting House to Parliament Square on Saturday demanded that...

The youth of Europe are rising up against their governments and...

YOUTH across Europe are a revolutionary force that are ready to rise up against the ‘generation in power’ in their countries and in the...

Durham teaching assistants receive international support

STRIKING Durham Teaching Assistants have received international support with the Europe-wide public services union EPSU sending a message of ‘strength and solidarity’. The teaching assistants,...

Nurseries Crisis!

NEW government funding proposals will force nursery schools to close, warns the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). Yesterday was the deadline for submissions to...

Greek workers march against cuts and privatisation!

THREE thousand hospital workers, Metro workers, primary school teachers and pensioners marched through Greece’s capital, Athens last Wednesday. The day of strike action was against...

Fe Lecturers Across Scotland To Begin A Series Of Strike Actions!

LECTURERS at further education colleges across Scotland are to begin an indefinite series of strikes, taking three days of strike action every single week...

Stop privatising Barnet!

BARNET Unison members were in determined mood yesterday as they began their 24-hour strike against privatisation of all Barnet Council services. The dispute involves social...

Stop Ealing Maternity closure–Occupy!

‘OCCUPY Ealing Maternity Department to stop its closure on 1st July,’ Ealing Hospital nurse, Claire, a Unison member, told News Line on Monday. A demonstration...

Ealing Midwives Condemn Maternity Closure Plans

NINETY Ealing Hospital midwives have written a shocking open letter condemning the threatened closure of their Maternity Unit, warning that the ‘rotting away’ of...

”DEFEND WALSALL YOUTH CENTRES’ – says Unite

PLANS to shut nearly every Walsall youth centre will leave thousands of the town’s young people with nowhere to go, Unite has warned in...

‘Don’t Bomb Iraq–Don’t Attack Syria’

‘DON’T bomb Iraq! Don’t attack Syria! – How can we fund a war when we can’t feed the poor!’ Shouted marchers in the pouring...

Youth workers being sacked–centres being closed

GOVERMENT cuts plunge youth work into crisis, warns a Unison report. More than 2000 youth workers have been axed and 350 youth centres closed since...

One million to strike

OVER a million council workers and school support staff are to strike on 14 October over the government’s 1% pay ‘offer’. Unions representing over a...

Masses of vital council services to close!

LOCAL services including leisure facilities, children’s centres and pothole repairs will be slashed due to funding cuts over the next two years, a survey...

Council services to close en masse!

LIBRARIES, children’s centres, leisure centres and other vital services such as refuse collection and road maintenance will be axed as a result of ...

‘We support the call for a general strike’ – the RMT’s...

10,000 WORKERS, trade unionists and youth were on the London May Day March on Thursday from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square. The march was led...

Brighton Refuse Workers Are Striking Against Massive £4,000 A Head Pay...

OVER 200 striking refuse workers, who have already endured three years of pay freezes, defiantly marched with their supporters through Brighton and Hove on...

15,000 MARCH THROUGH LEWISHAM! – determined to stop the closure of...

LEWISHAM reverberated, last Saturday to a 15,000 strong demonstration of opposition to the closure of the Accident and Emergency, and Maternity Services at Lewisham...

‘Revolution the only answer!’ Trotsky – News Line Anniversary rally told

UP TO 200 WRP and YS members and supporters marched through East London yesterday on the 43rd anniversary of the News Line daily newspaper...

A ‘BEYOND SUBSTANTIAL’ PAY RISE FOR NHS IN 2021-22! – demand...

THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic reinforces – not diminishes – the strong case for the NHS workforce to receive a ‘beyond substantial’ pay rise for 2021-22,...