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1 million forced onto Universal Credit while another 2 million get...

THE NUMBER of people forced to claim Universal Credit soared by nearly a million in the past two weeks. According to the Department for Work...

China shows the way to defeat the coronavirus plague – while...

THE creator of the Universal Credit onslaught against the working class and the poor, Iain Duncan Smith has launched an attack on China in...

‘The Covid-19 Outbreak Is The Biggest Public Health Challenge For A...

IN LIGHT of the coronavirus pandemic leaseholders who live in buildings clad in the same flammable material which rapidly spread the Grenfell Tower Fire...

Tory-Tuc Pay & Jobs Deal!

‘CAN I put on record my thanks to the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the CBI, and other business groups,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said...

NO SICK PAY FOR 3.3m AUSTRALIAN WORKERS

Casual workers and those in insecure jobs have been left cruelly exposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, says the...

As the Tories get ready for more budget attacks on workers,...

THE SICKEST NHS patients ‘face hours on trolleys’ and in hospital corridors as the NHS desperately tries to find them beds, according to research...

Universal Credit can’t be fixed: Abolish it along with the Tories!

THE TORY government suffered a defeat in the courts this week when the court of appeal dismissed a challenge by the Department for Work...

‘When we win power, it will be to give it to...

SPEAKING at a press conference on the ‘first hundred days’ of a Labour government, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, John McDonnell, pledged: ‘So let...

‘We want to abolish poverty!’ – says Labour’s John McDonnell

SPEAKING in Birmingham yesterday morning, Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said: ‘On Tuesday a new Shelter report found 135,000 children will be without a...

Workers support WRP candidates

‘I AM voting Jonty Leff WRP because I want Universal Credit scrapped,’ David Vervin said as the team fighting to get Leff elected launched...

VOTE WRP ON DECEMBER 12! BREAK WITH THE EU! FORWARD TO...

THE DECEMBER 12th election is a crisis election, in a situation where the worldwide crisis of capitalism is deepening rapidly to explosion point. Eleven...

Labour MPs must vote to break from the EU today, and...

ON THURSDAY morning, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Tory PM Johnson announced a Brexit deal. After three years, the EU...

Universal Credit: ‘Cruel and flawed’ – says Unite

A bombshell report and survey of nearly 1,200 claimants by the union Unite lays bare the misery caused by the roll-out of Universal Credit. The...

Social housing landlords deny homeless access to properties

HOMELESS people are being routinely ‘screened out’ and denied access to social housing by social landlords because they are deemed ‘too poor or vulnerable...

PCS Calls For Universal Credit To Be Smashed!

‘THROUGH our Universal Credit Fact Versus Fiction campaign, PCS is exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped...

Gov. must end ‘two-child limit’ for payment of benefits!

UP to 600,000 children have now been affected by the Tory government’s two-child limit to ‘Universal Credit’ benefits, the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)...

Another 10,000 to be driven onto UC – After Rudd drives...

AS OF TODAY, ten thousand people on the old benefits system will be forced onto Universal Credit (UC) in a ‘pilot study’ in Harrogate,...

Corbyn must drive out Labour’s Remain right wing – Time to...

WEDNESDAY’S meeting of the Labour Party’s shadow cabinet saw the deep split in the Labour leadership widen into a chasm as former loyal Corbyn...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

MAY QUITS! Now bring down Tories

AT 10:36 yesterday morning PM May announced that she will resign as PM on June 7. She said: ‘I have agreed with the Party Chairman...

‘MAY’S TIME HAS RUN OUT!’ – Corbyn calls for general election

TORY PM Theresa May’s ‘time has run out,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Parliament yesterday. He added: ‘She no longer has the authority to offer...

UK leads the way in austerity, welfare cuts and hungerK leads...

‘Nothing Left in the Cupboards: Austerity, Welfare Cuts, and the Right to Food in the UK,’ is the title of a devastating 115-page Human...

While the homeless sleep on the streets and workers battle to...

UK WORKERS have suffered privation and poverty ever since the 2008 financial crash, when the banks were bailed out by a Labour government at...

Malnutrition doubles in UK – BMJ

THE PROPORTION of UK adults on low incomes who face hunger has almost doubled since 2004, with the unemployed and disabled particularly vulnerable, says...

‘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...

Patient DWP deemed ‘fit-for-work’ has died

STEPHEN Smith, an extremely ill 64-year-old man, who the government’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) had declared ‘fit-for-work’ has sadly died. Smith was left...

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...

ISS cleaners protest today in Manchester

cleaners working for ISS on the Arriva Rail North contract will be holding a protest today, Wednesday 10th April, outside Manchester Victoria station between...

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...

Austerity driving up infant mortality

THE GAP in infant mortality rates between English local authorities narrowed between 1999-2010, but that trend has been reversed since 2011 as a result of...

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...

Tusk threatens ‘Hell on Earth’ for working class!

WHEN Donald Tusk, the European Council President, speaking in Brussels came out with his comment that there is a ‘special place in hell’ for...

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...

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...

‘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...

Only Socialist Revolution can end this chaotic farce in Parliament and...

THERESA May ‘survived’ the vote of no confidence in her leadership of the Tory Party by 200 votes to 117 on Wednesday night –...

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...

Universal Credit Cancels Christmas

‘PREMEDITATED cruelty,’ is how Norfolk campaigners have described Universal Credit, which they call to be immediately scrapped. They have organised a meeting at City...

May’s Britain a hostile place for workers and youth – Now...

DESTITUTION under May’s crippled Tory government is soaring to levels not seen since the Victorian times. The roll-out of Universal Credit has created...

Landlords ban DSS tenants! End the housing crisis through putting...

AT LEAST one in 10 landlords are ‘unlawfully’ advertising their flat for rent by saying that they do not accept tenants on housing benefit,...

Tories insist on ‘gagging orders’ to cover up for their crimes...

IT EMERGED this week that the company hired by the Tories to test for flammable cladding on government and other public buildings in the...

‘There is revolutionary determination to smash capitalism’ –WRP General Secretary tells...

OVER 100 workers, trade unionists and youth attended the rally at the Indian YMCA in Fitzroy Square, central London on Sunday to mark...

Grenfell survivors forced onto UC by Xmas!

SURVIVORS of the horrific Grenfell fire are to be forced onto Universal Credit just days before Christmas. Documents released ‘quietly on Budget Day’ show...

Universal Credit is ‘here to stay’ – says Hammond

TORY Chancellor Hammond, yesterday in his budget claimed to jeers: ‘the era of austerity is finally coming to an end.’ This is...

NHS PORTERS AT RISK – transporting the dead in sheets...

NHS PORTERS at Epsom and St Helier Trust, not only have very ‘flimsy’ Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) but they are being forced to transport...

Ventilator Rationing!