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NHS pay fury at 3% pay rise – unions consider strikes

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HEALTH workers, furious about the government’s offer of a below-inflation 3% pay deal are to be consulted by their unions, the BMA, RCM, RCN,...

Hospital numbers ‘could get scary!’ – admits Professor Chris Whitty

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‘COVID hospital numbers could get scary!’ Professor Chris Whitty said yesterday, adding that the UK is ‘not out of the woods yet’. ‘People should act...

Kick the Tories out! Get rid of capitalism to prevent a...

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NHS WAITING lists in England could more than double in the coming months, from the current figure of 5.3 million people to around 13...

Striking RMT Members Demand To Know How Much Has Been Paid...

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WITH RMT members ‘rock solid’ in their latest day of strike action at Abellio ScotRail and Serco Caledonian Sleeper on Sunday, the railworkers union...

In 3 years NHS learning disability nurse numbers increase by only...

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In 3 years NHS learning disability nurse numbers increase by only 22! ‘Lives are being put at risk’ – RCN warns The lives of learning...

Time to put an end to the institutionally corrupt and racist...

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THE LONG independent report into the murder of 37-year-old private detective Daniel Morgan in south London in 1987 was finally published on Tuesday and...

Hancock’s claim that ‘no NHS workers died from lack of PPE’...

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TORY Health Secretary Matt Hancock was grilled for four hours by two Parliamentary Committees on Thursday, in which he insisted that ‘There was never...

Trade Unions Must Dump Starmer And Labour’s Right Wing And Call...

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THE general secretary of the Unite union Len McCluskey has responded to Labour’s massive council election defeats and its disastrous loss in the Hartlepool...

Johnson Calls A UK Summit – As Starmer Refuses To Resign!

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TORY Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon and the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, to a ‘Team UK’ summit. Johnson congratulated...

Aslef Blames Network Rail For Stonehaven Crash

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BLAME for the the crash at Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire on Wednesday 12 August 2020, in which three people were killed, has been laid firmly...

10,000 march in London demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ – as protests...

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OVER 10,000 youth and workers demanding ‘Kill the Bill’ marched from Speakers Corner Hyde Park and rallied in Parliament Square, central London, on Saturday. Protests...

Demonstrate April 1 15% for all NHS staff

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PEOPLE across the country are being asked to put colourful posters in their windows in support of a proper NHS pay rise, in a...

‘Pandemic has left the NHS running on empty! – Overworked doctors...

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OVERWORKED doctors must be allowed to rest and recover so we can keep patients safe, doctors’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) warned. The BMA...

ScotRail nationalised! RMT, TSSA & ASLEF’S CAMPAIGN VICTORY!

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‘EVERY member of the RMT welcomes the Scottish government’s announcement that the publicly-owned Operator of Last Resort will run the ScotRail franchise from March...

Scotland Yard To Be Investigated!

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SCOTLAND Yard is to be investigated over its failure to deal with an allegation of two acts of indecent exposure by a serving police...

200 jobs to go at Aston Martin

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THE UNITE union has expressed its ‘deep concern’ at management proposals to axe more than 200 jobs at the Aston Martin site in the...

UK government ‘balancing the books on the backs of the starving...

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THE BRITISH government has decided to ‘balance the books on the backs of the starving people of Yemen,’ in an act that will see...

Female doctors take on extra work to fight Covid – RCN...

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Female doctors say they have ‘felt compelled to step up’ during the pandemic, even though they knew they were at risk, as BMA research shows that they...

‘No credible route to a zero Covid UK’ says Johnson setting...

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‘THERE IS no credible route to a zero Covid Britain or indeed a zero Covid world,’ Tory PM Johnson told Parliament yesterday, setting out...

STOP THE FREEZE! ASCL, NAHT & NEU demand significant pay increase...

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‘WE HAVE warned that the government’s planned pay freeze will inflict yet another real-terms cut to salaries, adding to the damage caused by below-inflation...

UK Workers Are Threatened By Covid-19 Mutations – Trade Unions Must...

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HOSPITALS in the south of England say they have seen a ‘real rise in pressure’ as the number of Covid patients needing treatment rapidly...

1,500 Lorries Still Stuck

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ONE THOUSAND five hundred lorries are still stuck in Kent unable to leave the UK as Tory PM Johnson and French President Macron thrash...

Children’s rights have ‘regressed in many areas’ of the UK

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NINETY children’s charities have warned the United Nations that children’s rights have deteriorated in England and ‘regressed in many areas’ since 2016. On Wednesday 9th December, the Children’s...

THE SAFETY OF MATERNITY SERVICES UNDER SERIOUS THREAT says Royal College...

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THE SAFETY of maternity services is under serious threat, according to a new survey released by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on Tuesday. The...

INVESTIGATION INTO RAIL DEATHS ‘failure to protect staff over many years’

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AN INVESTIGATION released last week into the deaths in July 2019 of two railworkers at Magram, a suburb of Port Talbot in Wales, has...

Military Testing In Three Towns!

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THREE UK towns are to have hundreds of British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force military personnel mobilised onto their streets organising mass...

‘Closures Being Cynically Fast-Tracked’ Says Unite!

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THE CLOSURE of the Alexander Dennis (ADL) plant in Guildford this week after 125 years of vehicle building with the loss of 200 jobs...

Police Spies Infiltrated 1,000 Groups

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The public inquiry into the actions of police spies over several decades got underway on Monday and is expected to last for three years. Members...

2nd wave more deadly than first! Labour pledges to push through...

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DEATHS from coronavirus will be twice as high this winter than in the first wave of the pandemic, Tory PM Boris Johnson told Parliament...

Tory split deepens as demand to end ‘health and safety authoritarianism’...

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THE CRISIS gripping the British ruling class is being directly reflected in the splits that are tearing the Tory Party apart over how to...

Corona cases soar by 25% across UK!

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CORONAVIRUS infections have risen by 25% across the UK, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, to more than 35,200...

Serco boasts of massive profits out of failed test and trace...

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OFFICIAL figures released last week revealed the total collapse of the Tories’ Test and Trace programme run by private companies. Analysis of these figures show...

Workers to get 67% of wages – bosses to get free...

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TORY CHANCELLOR Sunak set out yesterday more massive support for businesses forced to close by law, with much tighter virus rules expected in England...

‘PM Johnson’s promises are nothing more than hot air’ says GMB

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‘THE PRIME Minister’s promises are nothing more than hot air,’ the GMB trade union said in response to Boris Johnson’s speech to the virtual...

‘Heathrow Is Facing Complete Shutdown’ Says Unite

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‘ONE of the world’s largest airports is facing complete shutdown,’ the Unite union has warned, ‘as members of Unite prepare to ballot for strike...

Palestinian doctor on hunger strike in Maghaberry prison has been joined...

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BY FRA HUGHES IN WEST BELFAST BRITAIN has been involved in duplicity and skulduggery in Palestine from the secret signing of the Balfour agreement in...

Forty universities infected by Covid

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AS MANY as 40 different universities around the UK have now reported corona cases as the virus sweeps through the education system. After the University...

Bankrupt British Bosses Declaring War On Workers, Students And Youth!

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THE UK government borrowed £35.9bn in August, which was £30.5bn more than it borrowed in August last year. Borrowing between April and August totalled...

Corona spreading through England’s school system!

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DESPITE warnings from unions the Tories re-opened schools last week, and now coronavirus has begun spreading through the school system across England. Five teachers at...

Scottish Schools Re-0Pening Failure

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DESPITE the Scottish experiment of opening schools in August proving to be a total failure, the Tories proceeded with the re-opening of schools in...

85,000 deaths across UK this winter predicted

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A LEAKED government report suggests a ‘reasonable worst case scenario’ of 85,000 deaths across the UK this winter due to Covid-19. The document also says...

NHS staff from overseas paying extortionate visa fees

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PUBLIC sector union Unison says the UK immigration system has never been smooth to navigate. The Home Office is infamous for its extortionate fees...

Unite Pleads With Tories To Extend Job Retention Scheme!

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UNITE and over 100 MPs have joined forces to plead with Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the job retention scheme (JRS) for the aviation...

230,000 tenants face eviction as ban ends this weekend – Only...

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ON SATURDAY the ban on evicting tenants in England and Wales, introduced by the Tories at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, is due...

Tories forced to U-turn on downgraded results

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‘WE REALISE that we had taken the wrong road and that we needed to change course,’ Roger Taylor, chair of The Office of Qualifications...