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LABOUR MUST DELIVER A REVOLUTION – says Matt Wrack on eve...

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) annual conference opened in Blackpool yesterday. On the eve of the conference union leader Matt Wrack said, ‘No one in...

Somerset pay battle

PRODUCTION workers at Somerset firm Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Bridgwater are to strike for three days over a ‘paltry’ pay offer. The Unite union said its...

Corbyn condemns Israeli human rights violations!

THE LEADER of the UK opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, reiterated on Saturday his party’s support for the Palestinian cause, condemning human rights violations...

80% of flammable towers have still not been reclad

‘STILL almost 8 in 10 blocks with Grenfell type cladding have not had it replaced with over half of those with no work started...

‘Deal of the Century’ LEAKED! – DEAL HAS BEEN STRONGLY REJECTED...

THE main points of the United States’ anticipated Middle East peace plan, the so-called ‘Deal of the Century’, were revealed by a Hebrew-language news...

Thirteen Palestinian Schools Severely Damaged By Israeli Missile Attacks

THIRTEEN Palestinian schools in the besieged Gaza Strip were severely damaged on Tuesday, in the Israeli escalation across the Strip, which has claimed the...

Workers across the world rise up on May Day – Forward...

May Day erupted across Europe and the entire world this year in an unprecedented and revolutionary uprising of workers and youth against an international...

‘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...

‘THE COST OF REMOVING CLADDING MUST NOT BE IMPOSED ON RESIDENTS’...

‘THE cost of removing dangerous flammable cladding must not fall onto a building’s residents,’ the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said. ‘The government must fund...

‘LEGAL AID DESERTS’ half of councils have no legal aid for...

OVER 50% of local authorities in England and Wales cannot provide publicly funded legal advice on housing issues, the Law Society warned yesterday as...

Homeless deaths up 25% Rough sleeping up 165%

THE NUMBER of homeless people dying on the streets of England has dramatically increased by 25% over five years, while the sheer scale of...

No fire cover at night in Surrey!

SURREY County Council has announced shocking plans to shut three fire stations at night, axe 70 firefighters’ jobs and halve the fire cover at...

‘Where were the bells-tolls for Grenfell?’

THE Coordinator of Justice 4 Grenfell Yvette Williams demanded yesterday, ‘Where were the bell-tolls for Grenfell?’ She contrased the bell tolls and the rush of...

Half of England owned by less than 1% of the population!...

THIS YEAR an estimated 4,677 people a night are sleeping rough on the streets of Britain, a figure that has increased for the past...

‘CHILD POVERTY SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASING’ – NEU survey

Education professionals are reporting a significant increase in the visibility of child poverty in their school/college and have provided many distressing examples from daily...

Scotland In The Red! 30,000 In Debt Crisis

In its report Scotland in the Red released on Tuesday, StepChange Debt Charity Scotland reveals that thousands of households in Scotland are being driven...

Welsh landlords refusing housing benefit tenants!

a fifth of lettings advertised in Wales explicitly exclude people in receipt of housing benefit, a practice the homelessness charity Shelter Cymru has labelled...

Decanted families warehoused in office blocks

FAMILIES are being ‘warehoused’ inside an office block in Harlow, Essex after being decanted from their local boroughs, with tenants forced to eat, drink...

Capitalism is the ‘disease rotting our society’ not youth

TORY Home Secretary Sajid Javid has this week launched a national consultation to assess whether there is a ‘public health duty’ for teachers and...

‘We saved the A&E – Now reopen the Maternity’ says Ealing...

THE FIFTY-strong mass picket of Ealing Hospital in west London last Friday shouted: ‘Victory for the A&E! We saved the A&E now re-open maternity!’ The...

Lonmin Agm Picketed!

PROTESTERS picketed South African mining company Lonmin’s AGM in central London yesterday, demanding it pays compensation to the families of mineworkers killed in a...

Trump Pushing Anti-Union Measures In Usa

THE Trump administration in the USA has asked Congress to approve – as part of its fiscal 2020 budget – legislation that will make...

Head teachers up in arms – schools being cut to the...

MORE than 7,000 heads have written a joint letter to 3.5 million families warning of the acute funding crisis in schools. The heads insist...

No Grenfell criminal charges until 2021!

CAMPAIGNERS have reacted with fury at news that criminal charges over the Grenfell Tower fire may not be considered until 2021. Scotland Yard will not...

NO FIRE ESCAPE! Tory fire safety guidance fails

NEW GOVERNMENT fire safety guidance fails to include escape plans, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) warned yesterday. RIBA insist that the government’s guidance...

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...

US workers welcome Sanders’ decision to stand

TWO RECENT articles in the US socialist magazine Jacobin celebrate the announcement of Bernie Sanders, the Democratic senator for Vermont, that he will be...

Bradford Tower Block Evacuated!

A TOWER block in Bradford with 160 flats has been evacuated over ‘serious fire safety deficiencies’. All the residents at Appleton Point were told to...

Tory Austerity forces parents to rely on baby banks for essentials...

IN LAST year’s autumn budget Tory chancellor Philip Hammond claimed that ‘austerity is coming to an end’ in Britain. Hammond’s claim backed up Theresa May’s...

Workers must answer state preparations by forcing through Brexit and putting...

AFTER the news that over 3,000 troops were being mobilised for action after Brexit Day on March 29th, we have now been told that...

Record-breaking overcrowding – in both council & privately rented homes

UP TO THREE children are being crammed into single rooms in council homes, with families packed into flats like sardines, new figures confirm, with...

Palestinians march in support of President Maduro

HUNDREDS of Palestinians marched through Gaza City on Monday in a show of support for Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro. The solidarity march, which...

Tory austerity hits poorest the hardest, time to kick them out!

A STUDY produced yesterday by the Centre for Cities think tank highlights the reality of Tory austerity cuts that have fallen on the backs...

EU is breaking up! Euro & banks are set to crash....

TORY Chancellor Philip Hammond, speaking about the Brexit crisis from the World Economic Forum in Davos, said yesterday: ‘It is absolutely clear that if...

RECORD NUMBER OF HOMELESS ATTENDING AT A&Es

THE NUMBER of visits to hospital accident and emergency departments by homeless people has more than trebled under Tory governments since 2011, the BMA...

Form Councils Of Action To Stop All Evictions! Take Over Empty...

THE UK is in the grip of a huge housing crisis with workers who have jobs and earn wages being evicted by greedy landlords...

There was no fire safety report before refurbishing Grenfell – Build...

GRENFELL Tower was safe until the refurbishment took place, when it was wrapped in highly flammable insulation and cladding, described by fire safety experts...

17,070 Disabled People Have Died Before Receiving One Penny In Benefits!

IT NOW takes so long for claims to be processed that 17,070 disabled people have died before receiving a penny because they were still...

3.1 MILLION NEW HOMES NEEDED – Shelter’s vision for social housing

A LANDMARK report by Shelter’s social housing commission published today calls for an ambitious 3.1 million new homes, extending the offer of social housing...

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

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

SAFTU plans mass actions for 2019

‘THE poor of our country are suffering! A human calamity is unfolding! The difference is that this is not making headlines because the poor...

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

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...

Saftu Salutes French Workers!

‘THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) salutes the workers of France who have been protesting in their hundreds of thousands ...

130,000 homeless children this Xmas

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...

Slum landlords flourish under the Tory attack on council housing

A ‘ROGUE’ landlord has been threatened by a judge with nine years in jail if he doesn’t pay a record-breaking £1.5 million fine for...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

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