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Suspend Ofsted inspections demands teachers union NEU – Exams for 2021...

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‘SUSPEND Ofsted inspections’ demanded Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) yesterday, responding to Ofsted’s second report into the...

Manchester students tear down the fences. UK workers and youth are...

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STUDENTS have torn down prison-like fencing erected around their campus on the first day of the new nationwide lockdown. As the Tories allowed the second...

Second wave drives deaths up by 98%! Get rid of capitalism...

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THE SECOND wave of coronavirus has hit the UK with devastating consequences, and the Tory government’s efforts at bringing in measures to curb the...

BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY STUDENTS BLOCKADE! – to stop the takeover of the...

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THOUSANDS of people formed a human chain in the streets of the Hungarian capital Budapest on Sunday, in protest at what they say is...

Child poverty & food bank use rises!

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A SURVEY of UK social workers by the Child Poverty Action Group, Child Welfare Inequalities Project and the Association of Directors of Children’s Services,...

Hundreds of thousands denied a pay rise

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CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak was accused yesterday by the Unite union of having ‘a selective memory’ when it comes to public sector pay, rewarding some...

Johnson gags the SAGE scientists!

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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!

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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!

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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...

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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!

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!’

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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!

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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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‘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...

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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

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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 &...

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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...

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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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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‘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

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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

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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’

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‘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

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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

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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...