BRITAIN’S third-largest union has backed Owen Smith to become Labour Party leader after a ballot of members — but only 7 per cent voted.
GMB revealed yesterday that members who voted endorsed Jeremy Corbyn’s rival by 60 per cent to 40 per cent.
Thursday 11th Aug 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
UNREST across Britain’s franchised railways deepened yesterday after Virgin East Coast staff voted to go on strike over jobs, safety and working conditions.
RMT union members, already embroiled in a bitter dispute on Southern, backed walkouts by 84 per cent with nine in 10...
Wednesday 10th Aug 2016
THE current shortage of nurses could continue beyond 2020 unless hospitals reduce demand for services, the body responsible for training NHS staff warned yesterday.
Health Education England (HEE) confirmed that it would not be able to supply the NHS with enough nurses if trusts do not...
Tuesday 9th Aug 2016
UKIP leadership contender Lisa Duffy defended her pledge to ban the wearing of Muslim veils in public places yesterday, claiming the measure would promote a “well-rounded community.”
Ms Duffy, who is backed by the party’s former spokeswoman Suzanne Evans, also...
HUNDREDS of people chanted “murderers” during a mass Black Lives Matter demonstration at the weekend to mark the fifth anniversary of the police shooting of Mark Duggan.
The 300-strong crowd marched through the streets on Saturday carrying placards saying “jail racist...
Monday 8th Aug 2016
Labour leader sets out wide-ranging radical vision for our country’s future
Friday 5th Aug 2016
New members go to High Court to challenge rule change
Victory for campaign to use preventative drug
Wednesday 3rd Aug 2016
DISABLED people face a huge “employability gap” and need more help to stay in work or find a job, a study by Citizens Advice published today reveals.
People with disabilities or health conditions are more than twice as likely to leave work and three times less likely to get...
Corbyn’s CLP nominations dwarf those of pretender Smith
Saturday 30th Jul 2016