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Scottish court rules prorogation ‘unlawful’

WE ARE of the opinion that the advice given by the government to Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful and that...

Car industry collapses in UK and Europe under impact of capitalist...

THE BRITISH car industry is steadily collapsing as a result of the world economic crisis, figures produced yesterday highlighted. According to the Society of Motor...

Occupy UK Car Plants! Call General Strike To Bring In Workers...

THE UNITE union, representing car workers, said yesterday that its members will fight ‘tooth and nail’ to safeguard Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant, and urged...

Corbyn calls emergency shadow cabinet meeting

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn is to hold an emergency shadow cabinet meeting next Monday to discuss alleged anti-Semitism within the party. The meeting was called...

British Ruling Class Is Split – Forward With The British Socialist...

THE FACT that a section of the capitalist state leaked the UK ambassador Darroch’s damning estimation of the abilities of President Trump and his...

Pompeo Pledges To Prevent Anti-Tory Regime Change In The UK By...

WITH THE Tories in what is being called an ‘existential crisis’ over breaking with the European Union, the British ruling class and its allies...

Belfast raid on journalists is being challenged!

A POLICE raid of the Belfast homes and office of two investigative journalists will be challenged as part of a judicial review that started...

‘ANTI-CORBYN COUP!’ – WATSON ACCUSED BY McCLUSKEY

THE CLAMOUR from senior Labour figures, including deputy leader Tom Watson, shadow chancellor John McDonnell and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, for Labour to...

MAY’S GRENFELL CLAIM ‘DISGRACEFUL’ says FBU

FOLLOWING Theresa May’s resignation speech, in which the Prime Minister spoke of her response to the Grenfell Tower Fire, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU)...

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...

British soldier who shot Daniel Hegarty charged with murder

A SOLDIER who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Derry, in the north of Ireland in July 1972 is to be charged with murder. Daniel...

HS2 ‘rats’ on construction workers

THE HIGH Speed 2 (HS2) contractor has ‘ratted on overtime agreements’ the Unite union alleged yesterday. Unite, which represents construction workers building the line, expressed...

Swindon Day Of Action To Keep Honda Car Factory Open

ON SATURDAY thousands of Swindon football fans showed their determination to fight to keep the Honda car factory open, which is an absolute life...

Shocking midwife staffing crisis

A SHOCKING Heads of Midwifery (HOMS) survey published yesterday by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) reveals that nearly half do not have enough...

No NHS ‘Stealth’ Privatisation!

THE UNITE union will be making ‘a vigorous and well-argued response’ to the consultation on the future of wholly owned subsidiaries set up by...

Working class will refuse to pay for Carillion bankruptcy

THE BANKRUPTCY last January of Carillion, Britain’s largest construction company, is going to cost the working class more than £150 million on top of...

Congress Must Sack O’Grady And Mobilise To Bring Down The Tories!

THE ‘leader’ of the Trade Union Congress, Frances O’Grady yesterday stabbed millions of workers in the back when she declared on The Andrew Marr...

TUC right wing determined to stay in the EU whatever it...

AT this year’s annual conference of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) the right-wing of the trade union bureaucracy will attempt to commit the working...

Half a million children of public servants condemned to poverty by...

550,000 CHILDREN (1 in 7) with a parent working in the public sector will be forced to live in poverty by the end of...

Nationwide university strike looms

THE ONLY way to stop the nationwide shutdown of almost every university in the country, beginning on Thursday 22nd February, is for university management...

Only a general strike can end the barbarity of gig economy!

A REPORT in yesterday’s Guardian newspaper brought home the deadly reality experienced by workers in the gig economy that now dominates British capitalism. 53-year-old Don...

Vauxhall 250 Jobs To Go!

VAUXHALL is cutting another 250 jobs at its Ellesmere Port car plant on top of the 400 jobs it announced in October. The carmaker, now...

‘Rampant Capitalism & Wage Robbery!’

THE proposed merger between energy giants SSE and Npower is for the sole benefit of shareholders, with scant concern for the workforce and the...

School Funding In Crisis! Unions Lobby Against School Cuts On October...

UNISON is working together with other education unions to hold a Parliamentary Lobby Against School Cuts on 24th October, to show MPs that school...

May is broken, as is the Tory party and the capitalist...

WHEN the Tory Daily Telegraph runs on its front page a headline that Theresa May is ‘limping into oblivion’ it couldn’t be a clearer...

Binmen win legal action! – Labour Council ordered to withdraw redundancies

THE UNITE union yesterday called on Birmingham city Labour council to honour the ACAS agreement and resolve the Birmingham bin dispute after the High...

Join the YS lobby of the TUC on September 11 to...

THE GRENFELL Tower disaster was a turning point for the working class where the callous and ruthless nature of the ruling class was exposed...

Unite won’t tolerate illegal Doncaster strikebreaking!

THE UNITE union has warned that it will leave ‘no stone unturned’ if Doncaster refuse contractor Suez presses ahead with strike breaking during...

Pilots criticise BA’s strikebreaking scheme

PILOT representatives from the European Cockpit Association (ECA) and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) have voiced concerns about British Airways’ (BA) use of...

Royal London Workers Battle Serco Low Pay!

UNITE union members marched and rallied at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, east London Tuesday lunchtime on the first day of a 48-hour strike...

‘WE WANT A PAY RISE’ say 200 Barts SERCO strikers

‘WE WANT a pay rise!’ said over 200 striking Bart’s NHS Trust ancillary workers employed by privateer SERCO at the trust’s four London hospitals. The...

LONGEST PAY FREEZE SINCE QUEEN VICTORIA says Unite

WAGE growth is lagging behind inflation for the first time since mid-2014, official figures show. Average weekly earnings excluding bonuses increased by 2.1% in the...

KICK OUT THE TORIES ON JUNE 8th AND KICK OUT...

THE leadership of the TUC yesterday stuck the knife into the backs of the working class when it called for workers to look more...

Tory Budget: war on NHS, education & pay

IN REFUSING to lift the 1% public sector pay cap, chancellor Philip Hammond is condemning ‘just managing’ civil servants to wage cuts of up...

Thousands of jobs threatened at Bridgend, Luton and Ellesmere Port!

YESTERDAY Unite leader McCluskey was at the Bridgend plant in south Wales to address the three shifts of workers at separate meetings on the...

GPs HIT BACK AT PM MAY!

DOCTORS leaders yesterday hit back at PM May’s threat to cut GP funding to surgeries that did not open for longer hours and offer...

Throw STP plans out!

‘THROW the STP plans out!’ said Roseline Nwangwu an Ealing Hospital worker yesterday morning. Unite union member Roseline added: ‘If they close Ealing Hospital...

‘The slippery slope to privatisation!’

RAIL union RMT said yesterday it will fight Transport Secretary Chris Grayling’s plans to privatise Network Rail. The RMT lobbied a major speech on rail...

New Zealand Junior Doctors On 48-Hour Strike

JUST over 3,200 of New Zealand’s 3,500 junior doctors began 48-hour strike action at 7.00am yesterday morning. The New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) members...

Students Battle To Stop New Zealand Deportations!

AN estimated 150 Indian students are fighting being kicked out of New Zealand because their supporting visa documents were forged by agents in India. The...

Sports Direct workers victory!

SPORTS Direct has been forced to pay out £1 million after admitting it was not paying its workers the minimum wage, it was announced...

Scrap Hinkley Point deal!

THE City of London and the government were shaken yesterday after PM May postponed a decision to go ahead with the Hinkley Point nuclear...

Student nurses to be forced to pay for training!

THE results of the ‘consultation’ launched by the Tories on the 7th April on the proposal to end NHS funded bursaries for student...

250-strong Calais convoy halted by UK police and the French government!

‘WITH our aid, let us through! Refugees are human too!’ hundreds of angry protesters demanded after their 250-vehicle strong Convoy to Calais was blocked...

Occupy to save children’s services at Ealing

‘SAVE the Charlie Chaplin children’s ward! Don’t let it close!’ shouted over fifty local residents, workers and campaigners at the mass picket of Ealing...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns...

IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...