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Midwives rally across UK to highlight maternity crisis

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THOUSANDS of midwives and their supporters protested in towns and cities across the UK at 2.00pm on Sunday to highlight the crisis in maternity...

Goldsmiths launch 3-week strike

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LECTURERS and staff took on Goldsmiths College higher management yesterday launching a bold and powerful three week strike against redundancies and the axing of...

‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth’ ...

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NEWS LINE Editor Jonty Leff told the News Line 52nd Anniversary Rally on Saturday: ‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth. ‘We...

Tories abandon Leeds leg of HS2! All unions must strike to...

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THE TORY government announced the scrapping of the Leeds leg of the HS2 (High Speed Two) rail on Thursday and in doing so has...

US takeover of GP surgeries subject to Judicial Review

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THE takeover of GP practices in London by US health insurance giant Centene Corporation will be subject of a judicial review in early 2022...

Tories scrap Leeds leg of HS2 – trade unions must take...

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THE TUC, Unite, RMT, GMB, Aslef and TSSA all said yesterday that the Tories scrapping of the Leeds leg of the HS2 was a...

Bank of England – workers must pay for capitalist inflation –...

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NOT TO WORRY about spiralling inflation, MPs were told on Monday by senior members of the Bank of England, as the soaring cost of...

Tories breaking triple-lock will plunge millions of pensioners into poverty!

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MILLIONS of pensioners will be plunged into poverty as the Tories press ahead with ending the triple-lock on state pensions. The triple-lock guarantees the basic...

‘A Perfect Storm’ Of Pressures Engulfing Social Care!

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A PERFECT storm of pressures risks engulfing health and social care services in England in the coming months, a comprehensive analysis by the RCN...

Former BoE Governor calls on China to abandon ‘zero-Covid’ strategy to...

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THE FORMER Bank of England Governor Mark Carney yesterday warned that China’s ‘zero-Covid’ strategy is ‘at risk of derailing the global economy and driving...

1,700 GPs quit in six years

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THE NHS’ latest GP workforce data for England has shown a drop of more than 1,700 full-time GPs – in the last six years. And...

Tories in chaos as Paterson resigns amidst sleaze accusations –...

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THE TORY government was in chaos yesterday following Tuesday’s vote to disband the existing Standards Committee replacing it with a Tory dominated committee to...

RCN to hand 160,000-strong petition into Downing Street! – demanding 12.5%...

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THE ROYAL College of Nursing is taking the nurses pay claim campaign to the heart of government as its ballot opens on industrial action...

AMBULANCE CRISIS – Handover delays put patients at ‘catastrophic risk’ of...

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PATIENTS are being put at ‘catastrophic risk’ of harm due to ambulance handover delays, NHS managers warned yesterday. West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) has raised...

Huge Tax Cuts For The Bosses – In Sunak’s War Against...

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‘FAMILIES hit by the cost of living crisis, business hit by a supply chain crisis, those who rely on our schools and our hospitals,...

Sunak Budget – tax cuts for banks and corporations – poverty...

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TORY chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled the government’s spending plans in a budget he billed as preparing the country for a new ‘age of...

Cases of police sexual abuse are rising! – Warns Independent Office...

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CASES of police abusing their role for sexual gain have risen sharply, the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) warned yesterday, revealing the fact...

Iran’s response will shock Israel – warns Shamkhani – after Israel...

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IRAN’S security chief has brushed aside reports about Israel’s budget for a potential attack on Iranian nuclear facilities, warning the Zionist regime that it...

Failure To Invest Will Mean Disaster For NHS, Says RCN!

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‘FAILURE to invest more now to tackle the nursing workforce crisis will mean disaster for the health and care services this winter,’ the Royal...

Social housing projects cancelled after costs to make buildings fire safe...

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MORE than one in ten ‘affordable’ new homes planned by housing associations can no longer be built due to the costs of making buildings...

‘Don’t make the student debt nightmare worse!’

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‘DON’T make the £141bn student debt nightmare worse,’ the University and College Union (UCU) warned yesterday ahead of a government spending review. University staff have...

US economy has crashed into recession – time to put capitalism...

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THE US, the most powerful economy in the world, has already crashed into a recession that will shatter the capitalist world. This is the inescapable...

Reintroduce Covid restrictions now! NHS Confederation warns of looming winter crisis

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COVID restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid ‘stumbling into a winter crisis,’ health leaders have warned. The NHS Confederation said a...

Tories refuse any measures to limit Covid deaths – Kick them...

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COVID restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid ‘stumbling into a winter crisis’ Matthew Taylor, head of the NHS Confederation, has...

National Dock Strike! Warns Unite

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UNITE is warning that the refusal of the nation’s port employers to make fair pay offers to their workers could result in a national dock...

Thousands of GPs tell BMA rescue package is ‘useless’ – BMA...

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THOUSANDS of GPs in England have told the British Medical Association (BMA) that Health Secretary Sajid Javid’s package of measures to supposedly rescue general...

Date called for nurses indicative strike ballot – RCN demands 12.5%...

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THE ROYAL College of Nursing (RCN) yesterday announced the dates for the indicative ballot for strike action demanding a 12.5% pay increase. The ballot opens on...

Bank of England poised to raise interest rate as inflation spirals...

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THE GOVERNOR of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey, has issued the starkest warning that the UK economy faces a massive inflationary spiral and...

Nuj Demands Official Investigation Into Police Misconduct!

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THE NATIONAL Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called for an official investigation into the reporting of police misconduct cases. The Times newspaper has alleged that...

Cease the scrapping of BTec demands the Sixth Form Colleges Association

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A KEY education union campaign to stop BTec vocational qualifications being scrapped within two years has won backing from both MPs and even lords...

GP fury at new Tory ‘name and shame’ regime

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THE TORY government turned its fire onto GPs yesterday provoking an angry response from the trade unions. Under new measures announced yesterday GPs will be...

British Capitalism Is Bankrupt – TUC Must Defend Wages And Jobs...

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson is expected to mount a billion pound rescue operation to postpone energy-intensive British basic industries from going under, as gas...

Met ‘rotten from top to bottom’ – disband it now!

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THE CONVICTION and life sentence of Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens for the murder of Sarah Everard was most certainly not the case of...

Nationalise The Energy Companies – The TUC Must Call A General...

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MICHAEL Saunders, a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is warning that households, and million of workers must brace themselves...

Chronic NHS Staff Shortages At Guy’s And St Thomas’

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CHRONIC staff shortages, concerns about patient safety and plunging morale at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are the key findings of a...

Tories Bringing In New Police State Powers For Use Against Workers...

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THE LAW Courts are to get new police state powers to be used against striking trade unionists and protesting workers. The powers will stop the...

PC Couzens will die behind bars – MP Harriet Harman calls...

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PC WAYNE Couzens, who kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard was sentenced yesterday to a ‘whole life order’, which means he will never be...

Furlough ends, Universal Credit slashed – Socialist Revolution the only way...

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FURLOUGH ended today, with 1.6 million estimated to be still on the scheme while next Wednesday, the Tories will slash Universal Credit by £20...

Labour conference votes for £15-an-hour minimum wage. Bakers’ union disaffiliates from...

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THE BAKERS’ union (BFAWU), which was one of the first unions to fight to set up the Labour Party in 1902, disaffiliated from the...

‘There is no fuel shortage,’ says Shapps as the bosses shut...

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THERE is ‘no shortage of fuel’ and people should be ‘sensible’ and only fill up when they need to, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said...

‘Smokescreen for NHS privatisation’ – Scrap the Health and Care...

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THE government has been accused of using the pandemic as ‘a smokescreen’ to push through the Health and Care Bill which will open the...

Nursing on a ‘knife-edge’ RCN warn of intensifying staffing crisis

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NURSES’ unions have declared that World Patient Safety Day 2021 must be a ‘wake-up call’ to ministers to tackle – ‘urgently’ – the nursing...

‘We need properly funded GP services!’ – says BMA’s petition to...

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MORE than 10,000 people have signed the BMA’s petition calling for the Westminster government to properly fund general practice and source more desperately-needed GPs. The...

Bank of England under pressure as inflation runs riot – socialist...

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THE UK INFLATION rate hit a nine-year high in August with prices increasing by 3.2%, a sharp increase from the 2% recorded in July,...

Vaccines for 12-15s – boosters for 50+ says Johnson

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‘I WANT to set out our plan for Covid this winter and in many ways the situation we face is even more challenging than...