JOHN MCDONNELL has appealed to Conservative MPs to join the fight against “selling the future of our children.”
Speaking at a packed rally of teachers yesterday, the shadow chancellor said budget cuts had pushed schools to breaking point.
Members of six unions...
Wednesday 25th Oct 2017
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PHILIP HAMMOND must release funds to help cash-strapped schools recover from “breaking point,” teachers will demand today.
At a lobby of Parliament, teaching unions will argue the recent announcement of £1.3 billion of funding — cut from other areas —...
Tuesday 24th Oct 2017
Abuse survivors accuse police of obstruction
TRAIN drivers on Britain’s most chaotic railway are set to vote on a new deal to end their long-running dispute over driver-only trains.
Negotiators from drivers’ union Aslef will recommend that its members on Southern Rail accept a deal guaranteeing a second member of...
Friday 20th Oct 2017
Hundreds march to Mount Pleasant to tell Royal Mail bosses the battle is on
COSTS of childcare have risen up to seven times faster than wages since the financial crash, new figures reveal.
On average, parents of one-year-olds in England have seen nursery fees increase more than four times faster than their incomes since 2008, analysis by the TUC shows.
A QUARTER of low-paid workers are “permanently stuck” on lousy wages, according to a new study published today.
The Social Mobility Commission’s warning of “endemic” low pay came hard on the heels of separate figures showing real wages falling for the...
Thursday 19th Oct 2017
A “LIFELINE” ferry operator in Scotland should be seized back from privateers and run as a public good, transport union RMT said yesterday.
Northlink Ferries, which runs boats between the north of Scotland and the Orkney and Shetland islands, is currently contracted to...
TUC calls for new funding to counter vital services’ workers’ losses
Tuesday 17th Oct 2017
Vauxhall to shed 400 jobs at Ellesmere Port plant due to ‘declining market’