Similar plastic to cladding used on Grenfell Tower banned in mines 40 years ago, writes Peter Lazenby and Lamiat Sabin
Friday 23rd Jun 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Bailiffs move in on Leith Hill protection camp
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
SCOTLAND’S railways are at greater risk of terrorist attack under SNP plans to break up the British Transport Police (BTP), rail workers warned yesterday.
Transport union TSSA has launched a petition against plans to absorb all BTP officers north of the border into Police...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
RAIL workers are facing a “surge in violence” from gangs at Scottish stations but their warnings to management have fallen on deaf ears, transport union RMT claimed yesterday.
Staff are staging a protest at the notorious Hamilton Central station in South Lanarkshire...
UNISON is stepping up campaigning to scrap the public-sector pay cap following the shock election vote, Dave Prentis said yesterday.
Speaking ahead of its annual conference tomorrow, the union’s general secretary said Labour’s success had led to a growing belief that years...
Monday 19th Jun 2017
MORE than 157,000 new dads are denied paid paternity leave because they are self-employed.
A report released by the TUC on Father’s Day yesterday revealed that in 2016 there were about 625,000 working dads in Britain with a child under one.
A quarter of them did not...
AN EX-MINER who was stabbed trying to defend Labour MP Jo Cox when she was murdered last year is to be awarded the George Medal.
Bernard Kenny, 78, intervened when Ms Cox was shot and stabbed on June 16 last year in her Batley and Spen constituency in West Yorkshire.
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
Protesting staff call on bosses to negotiate
‘No realistic prospect’ of convicting Met officer for shooting
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
UNIONS have launched a second front against the embattled Tory government by calling for a 5 per cent pay increase for more than 1.6 million public-sector workers.
Unite, Unison and the GMB — Britain’s three biggest unions — also want the lowest paid local government...