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Labour to scrap Universal Credit! – John McDonnell makes a pledge

SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell pledged yesterday that Labour will scrap Universal Credit (UC). Interviewed by Sky’s Sophy Ridge, he was asked to comment on reports...

Millions of children face hunger under Tory austerity – TUC must...

A SHOCKING study carried out by the GMB union released yesterday showed that almost one in ten school staff bring in their own food...

MPs SLAM UNIVERSAL CREDIT!

Universal Credit (UC) is allowing ‘abusers’ to take control of family finances, an investigation by a parliamentary committee has heard. UC is paid to...

Universal Credit– McVey apologises!

WORK and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has apologised to Parliament for making ‘inadvertently misleading’ statements about Universal Credit. She said she had ‘mistakenly’ told...

Scrap Universal Credit and the Tory government with it!

‘THIS IS a time for revolution not patching,’ said Anthony Painter, Director of Action & Research at the Royal Society of Arts, calling for...

Unite Day of Action against Universal Credit!

THURSDAY was Unite’s National Day of Action against Universal Credit! There was a rally at 1pm in Old Palace Yard and a march to...

‘We are going to hound you out!’ – FBU’s message to...

‘OUR MESSAGE to May and the Tories is: We are going to hound you out! Justice for Grenfell!’ Lucy Masood, FBU, said, to the...

Tories wage starvation war against children of immigrant families and...

THE children of immigrant families are being deliberately starved by the Tories as part of their ‘hostile environment’ policy towards immigrant workers. Headteachers and...

End homelessness by putting an end to the system that deliberately...

A HOMELESS man has been found dead in a tent after sleeping rough in the snow in freezing temperatures. The man, named locally as...

Smash Universal Credit by kicking out the Tories

SINCE Universal Credit was devised over seven years ago, the Tories have gone to great lengths to keep from the public exactly how it...

Record numbers of children rely on food banks

A RECORD number of children are being forced to rely on food banks in order to survive, with the numbers expected to surge...

Shocking homelessness & mass evictions this Xmas

SHOCKING new figures show housing charity Shelter received a call for help every 22 seconds in the run up to Christmas last year, and...

The working class will not accept permanent austerity! Call a general...

IN THE wake of Tory Chancellor Hammond’s budget – a budget in which he declared war on the working class, war on pensioners, war...

‘Budget does nothing to ease biggest squeeze ever!’ – unions slam...

TODAY’S Budget is far from the ‘game-changer’ the country needs and will do little to ease the biggest squeeze in living standards the country...

Re-nationalise the energy suppliers – the only way to end preventable...

FIGURES released this week by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a dramatic increase in the number of preventable deaths among the elderly...

A bankrupt Tory budget for a bankrupt Britain!

CHANCELLOR Hammond outlined a bankrupt policy for a bankrupt Britain yesterday in the House of Commons. The paper-thin disguise for this bankruptcy was Hammond’s...

‘A Government No Longer Fit For Office!’

TORY Chancellor Hammond kicked public sector workers in the teeth in his class war budget yesterday, refusing to lift the seven-year pay freeze which...

‘CRUEL PUNISHMENT’ OF POOREST PEOPLE! – Xmas Universal Credit to be...

TENS of thousands of low paid workers on Universal Credit may not be paid over the festive season or may get a reduced payment. Those...

Smash Universal Credit! It is the tool for ruling through fear...

THOUSANDS of families in England will be spending Christmas in fear that the New Year will bring eviction from their homes. This was the message...

‘Drop commitment to Trident and save £205bn’ – McDonnell urged!

THE Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) yesterday supported the call by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell for ‘an emergency Budget for our public services’. The...

Anger Over Housing Scandal!

‘MINISTERS are colluding in a growing scandal. Their promises about Grenfell, about new council homes, and action on safety are proving hollow,’ said Eileen...

From 1917 Centenary–Forward To World October!

‘THE WORLD’S first socialist revolution when the working class took power is showing us the way forward today,’ Workers Revolutionary Party General Secretary Frank...

Now Is The Time To Bring Down The Tories! Forward To...

TORY Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, resigned his cabinet post on Wednesday, admitting that his behaviour had ‘fallen below the high standards required’ of a...

Lord Turner gives up on capitalism – forward to the socialist...

CAPITALISM is not delivering on its promise to raise living standards, Lord Adair Turner, a former head of the business lobby the CBI, has...

Bring Down The Tories – Abolish Universal Credit – Forward To...

IT has become crystal clear that the Universal Credit system equals universal misery for the growing masses of the working poor in the UK. As...

Bosses and bankers agree capitalism is ‘broken’ – time to...

ANY LINGERING doubts about the morbid terror that is gripping the capitalist class were dispelled this weekend when 50 of the leading bosses from...

Tory government ‘pathetic’ and ‘incapacitated’ – time to bring them down...

WEDNESDAY’S debate and vote in parliament on the issue of the roll-out of Universal Credit has been hailed as a ‘symbolic defeat’ for the...

Trade unions must bring down crisis-ridden Tories, break with the EU...

THE TORY leadership is now in complete disarray, with PM May repeatedly refusing on Tuesday to say how she would vote if there was...

Universal Credit will double homelessness

‘HOW many more families does the minister estimate will be made homeless this winter as a result of this government’s refusal to pause the...

May Government In Its Death Agony – Labour Must Act To...

PM MAY is battling for her survival and the survival of her government with the big bosses and bankers desperate to prevent her fall...

Homelessness rises by 134%! Socialist revolution needed to build millions of...

HOMELESSNESS has risen by a startling 134% since the Tories came to power in 2010, with the amount of people sleeping on the...

TUC must stand up for the disabled against the Tory government!

THE UN has slammed the UK, which it says has violated the Convention on Disabled People’s Rights. A damning UN report released yesterday states that...

Kick out the Tories to end Universal Credit attacks on benefits!

ON SUNDAY the Guardian newspaper published a letter signed by 30 Labour MPs and the one Green Party MP expressing their concern about the...

Housing benefit freeze pushing thousands to breaking point – says Shelter

‘THE current freeze on housing benefit is pushing hundreds of thousands of private renters dangerously close to breaking point at a time when homelessness...

Labour leaks its Fabian draft programme for keeping capitalism...

THE leaked draft of Labour’s election manifesto yesterday brought out the predictable headlines in the press warning of the dangerous ‘socialist’ Jeremy Corbyn. But a...

Labour tinkers with capitalism – won’t break with EU & won’t...

LABOUR’S leaked General Election Manifesto starts with a declaration that ‘Labour understands that wealth creation is a collective endeavour – between investors, workers, public...

PM May hammers the poor as 7,585 families receive 50p housing...

PM MAY makes a lot of noise about her concern for the ‘just about managing’, ie the middle classes in crisis-ridden Britain. In fact,...

Bring down the Tories to end benefit cuts and homelessness!

THE Tories are continuing to lash out at the working class and the poor. Last week housing charity Shelter revealed that new government figures on...

Tories step up war on poor

THE TORY government has launched an all-out assault on the poorest and most vulnerable sections of society, slashing disabled people’s money, cutting child tax...

Tory War On Workers

CHANCELLOR Hammond used his Autumn Statement in the House of Commons yesterday to warn that the Tory war on the working class and poor...

Hammond on the rocks of bankrupt British capitalism!

CHANCELLOR Hammond began his Autumn statement yesterday by saying, ‘Our task now is to prepare our economy to be resilient as we exit the...

Resolution’s £84bn black hole

THE Resolution Foundation economic think tank is warning in a report, Pressing the Reset Button, published yesterday that the Chancellor faces an £84bn borrowing...

Universal credit ‘ticking time bomb’

UNIVERSAL Credit is a ‘ticking time bomb’ for many low-paid working families, shop workers union Usdaw warned. Last Tuesday, the full roll-out of Universal Credit...

Crabb–new disabled cuts

NEW Tory Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb used his first major speech yesterday to state that he believes the employment rate for...

Cameron and Osborne on the way out as Tory Party tears...

LAST Wednesday Chancellor Osborne, with all the arrogance of a Tory millionaire born to rule, stood up in parliament and announced that he was...

NUS gives full support for university strikes!

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) threw its weight behind the biggest ever wave of strikes on university campuses yesterday. The NUS pledged its solid...