PRISON governors are devastated by the “complete decline” of Britain’s criminal justice system, they said yesterday.
After riot squads were summoned to an English prison, the Mount in Hertfordshire, for the second day running, Prison Governors’ Association (PGA)...
Thursday 3rd Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
COMMUTING into London on Britain’s clapped-out private railways is four times more expensive than travel costs in other European capitals, new data has revealed.
Research by rail union RMT found that London commuters fork out twice as much as regular travellers to Amsterdam...
Fast-food giant ‘punishing union members’
Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017
Neglected staff denied pay rise turn on Carney
TUBE maintenance staff ended their industrial action yesterday after a “major breakthrough” against casualisation.
Tube Lines, the publicly owned company which maintains part of the network, had hired 35 temporary workers for extra maintenance of Piccadilly Line trains...
Friday 28th Jul 2017
INCIDENTS of self-harm in prisons have reached a record high, new figures show.
There were 40,414 such incidents in the 12 months to March 2017 — meaning the rate has more than doubled since 2013.
The figures also show that 71 convicted criminals or suspects were...
Tories to cough up £32m in tribunal fees
Thursday 27th Jul 2017
Ministers suspend minimum wage enforcement regime to help care bosses
Abbott: Too many MPs have no experience of the ‘real world’
Wednesday 26th Jul 2017
PASSENGERS are feeling less secure on trains, new figures have shown, as private operators press ahead with plans to expand driver-only operation.
Transport Focus’s spring survey showed just 75 per cent of passengers were satisfied with their personal security on trains —...