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Safe staffing levels now! demands RCN

NURSES at their annual RCN (Royal College of Nursing) conference in Liverpool yesterday demanded that NHSEngland finally adopts a Safe Staffing Level, requiring by...

£4bn of UK property is owned by ‘high risk individuals!’ Lords...

FOUR BILLION pounds of UK property is owned by high-risk individuals. The House of Lords Joint Committee is looking at the market and money laundering. The...

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...

Battle to save Essex libraries

A BATTLE is well underway save 44 threatened libraries across Essex as figures show that 127 public libraries were closed across the UK last...

RMT And Tssa Rail Unions Are Demanding Renationalisation!

RAILWAY unions TSSA and RMT have demanded renationalisation of railways – and slammed the privateer rail companies – in the wake of valuable...

Javid’s vicious anti-immigrant policies

‘It’s Sajid Javid’s first anniversary as Home Secretary, so we’ve taken a look at his track record,’ Gracie Bradley, Liberty Policy and Campaigns Manager...

Corbyn ‘sorry’ for big losses

BOTH Labour and Tory parties have faced rejection at the ballot box in the English council elections over their Brexit betrayal, with smaller parties...

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...

80% of doctors at very high – BMA report

BOTH junior doctors and seniors are facing serious burn out because of lack of staff, overwork and stress, and this has created a serious...

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...

Kurdish indefinite hunger strike!

ON Wednesday News Line visited the hunger strikers at the Kurdish Assembly in Haringey. It was the 27th day of their indefinite strike having joined...

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...

Fresh Tory council cuts – Vital services axed

THE NEW financial year has kicked in, and with every council budget being cut to the bone the future of leisure centres, council run...

Youth demand at least £10 an hour

‘YOUNG workers are missing out on £200 million in minimum wage pay,’ the TUC says, while demanding at least £10 an hour regardless 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...

Police demand mass stop & search powers

HOME Secretary Sajid Javid has met police chiefs from seven forces most affected by the violent crime wave produced by the government’s decade of...

‘Conspiracy to rape’ – Victims of spy cops indict the state

WOMEN who found out their partners were undercover police spies insisted yesterday that they are the ‘victims of a conspiracy to rape’ by the...

Testing Children Age Four Pointless

GIVING children as young as four exams as soon as they start school is ‘pointless’ the National Education Union (NEU) said yesterday, calling for...

Pm May Sticks To Backstop!

TORY PM Theresa May pledged in a speech to business leaders in Belfast yesterday to confirm her commitment ‘to deliver a Brexit which ensures...

Chronic understaffing in the health service!

ALMOST half of NHS workers on the front line of patient care say there are not enough staff on their shift to ensure patients...

NHS cervical screening services threatened with privatisation!

FEARS are being expressed about the threat of privatisation of NHS cervical screening services used by thousands of women throughout the country every year,...

British capitalism so bankrupt it can’t provide for energy demands

THE ANNOUNCEMENT yesterday that the Japanese company Hitachi is pulling the plug on plans to build a nuclear power station in Wales has blown...

Plug pulled on £16bn Welsh power station Hitachi suspends all work

‘IT IS foolish to rely on foreign companies and foreign governments to keep Britain’s lights on and our economy powered when we could easily...

‘UK will leave EU on March 29’ – insists PM...

IN A House of Commons statement yesterday PM May insisted that her deal is the best that she can get and that even...

Jaguar to axe 5,000 jobs

JAGUAR Land Rover (JLR) announced yesterday it is cutting up to an eighth of its 40,000 strong UK workforce with up to 5,000 car...

Nationwide college strikes loom!

STRIKE ballots proposing industrial action at Further Education (FE) colleges are currently underway, the University and College Union (UCU) have announced, and will close...

Trump and Fallon slam May’s deal while ‘Remainer’ Corbyn prepares to...

THE BREXIT war sharpened yesterday when both President Trump and ex-Tory Minister Michael Fallon rounded on May’s capitulation to the EU through her recognition...

BRING DOWN TORIES TO QUIT THE EU – DESELECT ALL LABOUR...

AFTER her ‘Dancing Queen’ performance at the Tory Party conference, which acted as an introduction to extreme grovelling to Labour’s right wing, praising...

New generation organises five section strike! TUC must call a General...

A NEW generation of workers is now organising themselves into unions and is combining their labour power by striking together. There is no doubt...

1,000 Head Teachers March Against Savage Tory Cuts To Schools

OVER 1,000 head teachers from England and Wales gathered in Parliament Square at 11am on Friday before marching to Downing Street to protest at...

Over 1,000 head teachers march against cuts

OVER one thousand head teachers across England and Wales yesterday held a mass protest over savage cuts to their schools’ budgets. Heads from Peterborough,...

123,000 Children Spent School Holiday Homeless

MORE than 123,000 children and their families have spent their school holiday homeless, an increase of around 53,000 since the summer holidays of 2011,...

Defend All Jobs And Services And Send The Bailiffs Packing!

HARD PRESSED councils facing the threat of bankruptcy at the hands of the Tory government, and facing the prospect of having government commissioners imposed...

UK doctors in Palestine treating expanding bullet wounds

New types of complex injuries in the occupied Palestinian territory are leading to lifelong disabilities as prompt comprehensive care is beyond the scope of...

1,662 deaths in police custody –23 this year!

DEATHS in cells, in the back of police vans, during arrest and in police pursuit have risen to a ten year high, the latest...

Public sector pay rise will cost thousands of jobs!

''OUT OF TOUCH’ Theresa May has left one million people ‘in limbo’, said the GMB on Tuesday, in response to the Tory announcement that...

Tolpuddle Martyrs festival weekend

THE TOLPUDDLE Martyrs annual festival where thousands of people come together to celebrate trade unionism and remember the role of the Tolpuddle Martyrs began...

Parents Queue At 3Am To Get Their Children Into Breakfast Clubs!

MORE than 130 parents queued outside a school in Cardiff, Wales from 3am Thursday morning to try and get their child a space at...

‘Privatisation gravy train must end’ says GMB

‘The gravy train needs to end – public services should be just that; public,’ said the GMB union on Tuesday, in response to a...

‘General Practice is cracking’ – Dr Vautrey tells BMA Representative Meeting

‘GENERAL Practice is cracking,’ Dr Richard Vautrey, GP committee UK chair, told the BMA Annual Representative Meeting in Brighton yesterday, highlighting the closure of...

No Increase In Military Spending – The Enemy Is...

AFTER over a decade of savage austerity measures, during which wages have been driven down and millions made dependent on food banks, the House...

Labour Traitors Dance To Billionaire George Soros’ Tune!

AFTER their defeat in the House of Commons last Wednesday over the EU Withdrawal Bill, the billionaire George Soros’ ‘Best for Britain’ movement ...

Socialist revolution the only way to prevent mass unemployment

THE ANNOUNCEMENT this week by the aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls Royce that it is to slash 4,600 jobs in the UK as part of...

NATIONALISE BRITISH STEEL says Unite trade union

THE UNITE trade union yesterday urged ministers to take British Steel into public control if a deal cannot be struck between owners Greybull, its...