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Unions Must Fight And Defeat Local Pay Plans

THE Tory LibDem coalition, despite all its problems and weaknesses, waged a war to bring its Health and Social Care privatising bill into law. They...

Tory Big Brother will be spying on everybody!

THE News International empire’s phone hacking and spying, and the way that it sought to regulate the government and bend the police force to...

Bradford Youth ‘Uprising’ Wins For Galloway

THE workers and youth of Bradford West have dealt a body blow at the Labour Party reformist leadership by unprecedently throwing out their Labour...

Doctors taking on coalition!

A group of 240 doctors are to stand ‘as many candidates as possible’ against coalition MPs in the next general election. They want to show...

62% Don’t trust coalition on NHS!

A You Gov poll commissioned by Unison reveals that the majority (62 per cent) of the public do not trust the government to handle...

An NHS For The Rich!

THE BMA and the main TUC trade unions are completely opposed to the Health and Social Care Bill and have given up all efforts...

Eurozone Collapsing!

Tory prime minister Cameron’s decision to veto an EU-wide treaty change over eurozone financial rules was ‘largely political’, Business Secretary Vince Cable said yesterday. He...

UK Economy Broken!

unemployment rose by 128,000 in the three months to October, to 2.64 million people. This is the highest level since 1994, the Office for...

Chuck out the coalition to deal with growing mass unemployment

UK unemployment has increased to 2.64m, a rise of 128,000 in the three months to October, the highest level since 1994, with 1,027,000 youth...

Coalition Split Widening

THE split in the coalition government deepened yesterday, with Deputy Prime Minister Clegg absenting himself from the House of Commons as Prime Minister Cameron...

Students And Sparks March Against Tuition Fees And Wage Cuts

Over 10,000 students and a number of trade unionists took part in a protest through central London yesterday against £9,000 fees, education cuts and...

COALITION LOOKING FOR NOVEMBER 30th STRIKEBREAKERS – to write to 2.5...

Treasury Secretary, Liberal Democrat Danny Alexander yesterday appealed for workers to scab on the November 30 public sector pensions strike. He told the Andrew Marr...

‘Sack The Coalition!’

UNEMPLOYMENT rose by 114,000 between June and August to 2.57 million, a 17-year high, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said...

Conference Votes For Chase Farm Occupation!

A NORTH East London Council of Action conference of over 150 workers, pensioners and youth on Saturday voted unanimously for an occupation of...

Labour ready for an emergency coalition

ON the eve of the Labour Party conference, Ed Miliband has sought to win the support of the middle classes, and also drive a...

Miliband won’t restore £3,000 fees cap – Balls volunteers for a...

LABOUR Party leader Ed Miliband pledged yesterday to cut tuition fees from £9,000 to £6,000 a year if returned to government, as the party’s...

‘We Will Defeat The Health Bill!’

DELEGATES passed motion 51 on ‘Southern Cross and the Care Sector’ yesterday morning at the TUC. It called for ‘robust regulation’, ‘all care homes to...

Net Closes In On Cameron

PRIME Minister Cameron came under increasing pressure yesterday to follow the two top London police officers who have quit in the past two days,...

Cuts Will Make 40,000 Families Homeless

Labour is to put down an urgent question in Parliament this morning, after it emerged that Prime Minister Cameron was warned six months ago...

‘WITHDRAW THE HEALTH BILL!’ –insists BMA conference against executive advice

BMA representatives yesterday voted – against the advice of BMA Council Chairman Dr Hamish Meldrum – to ‘continue to call for the Health...

Defeat The Health And Social Care Bill!

BY ANNA ATHOW, BMA COUNCIL, IN A PERSONAL CAPACITY THE Tory-Lib Dem coalition government is determined to push through the Health and Social Care Bill...

‘Now is the time to get tough on NHS reform’

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE MEDICAL PROFESSION WE are writing as a group of concerned doctors and we are also members of UK BMA Council. Next...

FOLLOW THE EXAMPLE OF GREEK, SPANISH AND EGYPTIAN WORKERS – say...

IN the international debate on Wednesday afternoon, delegates at the Unison National Delegate conference in Manchester said the best way to show solidarity with...

NHS privatisation programme ‘still on track’

UNISON said on Monday that the NHS Future Forum’s report into the NHS Health and Social Care Bill, ‘shows a Bill beyond repair’. Even if...

Crunch Week For NHS!

The NHS faces a crunch week, says the Unite union. It has issued a statement saying prime minister Cameron’s pledges on the health service were...

Tories Want Mass Sackings!

Liberal Democrat employment minister, Ed Davey, announced plans to change labour laws yesterday, to enable employers to sack large numbers of workers easily. The Tory-LibDem...

Miliband Holds Out His Hand To The Hated Libdems!

SO the farce continues. The LibDems, having received a drubbing at the hands of the electorate for their treachery, are now pledging, through their...

Dale Farm residents resist eviction & demolition plan

A Thousand travellers and gypsies face the biggest mass forced eviction in recent history. They are all being threatened with eviction from a town that...

‘NHS Up For Sale!’

‘NHS hospitals and their contents – including hundreds of thousands of beds, scanners, X-ray equipment, incubators, bedpans, syringes, operating theatre equipment, pacemakers, surgical instruments...

The bankers’ man who is admired by Ms Le Pen!

LORD Oakeshott is the senior Liberal Democrat who quit their front bench in protest at the Tory-LibDem coalition’s decision to allow the bankers to...

Students And Unions March Against Fees

TEN thousand workers and youth marched through the centre of Manchester to a rally in Platts Fields on Saturday, against the Tory-Lib Dem coalition’s...

‘MURDOCH IS UNFINISHED BUSINESS’ – Simon Dubbins tells printers strike rally

OVER 200 workers and youth took part in a powerful 25th anniversary meeting of the heroic 1986-87 printers strike at St Bride’s Institute yesterday. A...

Public Debt doubles – overthrow bankrupt capitalism

The coalition government will be forced to accept this month that the bank bailout has more than doubled the size of the Public Debt...

‘We are the masters now’ say Tories and employers

THE TORY-led coalition is poised to give all power to the employing class through neutering employment tribunals and giving the employers their own ‘charter’...

Open letter to chairs of BMA and BMAGPC

Dear Dr Meldrum, Dr Buckman and all members of the BMA General Practitioners Committee (GPC) Following the publication of the health White Paper earlier this...

Suffolk Council Rush To Sell Off Fire Control Centre

‘Without any prior public consultation, Suffolk county councillors have rushed through plans to sell-off the Ipswich fire control centre and get emergency fire calls...

100,000 March To Parliament

Tens of thousands of students and youth marched from University of London Union (ULU) near Euston down to parliament yesterday lunchtime, shouting against the...

Bring Down Coalition With A General Strike!

THOUSANDS of students and workers will be marching from the University of London Union (ULU) to parliament tomorrow, when the Tory-LibDem Coalition government...

STOP THE CLOSURE! – get ready to occupy Chase Farm Hospital

MORE than 400 people joined Saturday’s march through Enfield by the North-East London Council of Action to keep Chase Farm Hospital open. The march was...

GENERAL STRIKE ON DECEMBER 9th – when parliament votes on fees...

THE Young Socialists Students Society yesterday called for a general strike on December 9th when the House of Commons will be voting on increasing...

STUDENT UPRISING AGAINST FEES –rocks the Tory-LibDem coalition

STAFF and students at the University of Reading held a special demonstration yesterday against government cuts to higher education. The lobby was organised by...

25,000 YOUTH IN WHITEHALL – as LibDem Cable buckles

Students demonstrated and marched in towns and cities across Britain yesterday in the third day of protests against tuition fees, university cuts and the...

Miliband is a fraud!

ED Miliband’s speech to the National Policy Forum was devoted to the theme that Labour, while ‘going beyond’ the completely discredited open worship of...

Smash all fees – build a new leadership in the NUS!

TODAY will see the second wave of student anger against the Tory government’s decision to treble tuition fees from around £3,000 to £9,000 a...

PULL THE TROOPS OUT NOW! – say anti war marchers

Over 10,000 workers and youth on Saturday marched through central London against the Afghan war, calling for the troops to be brought out now. Organised...

GREEK DOCTORS DEMAND ‘PUT AN END TO PRIVATE SECTOR’ – fill...

THE Greek National Health Service doctors’ union OENGE has called on all doctors, trades unions, trades councils and social association to ‘organise jointly mobilisations...

Ventilator Rationing!

Wildcat Postal Strikes