A TORY MP threatened to call the police on an audience member after being booed for saying she was “pleased we have foodbanks” at an election hustings in Cornwall.
Sheryll Murray was responding to questions about the rise in the number of people relying on foodbanks in the...
Tuesday 6th Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
FIRE and rescue services are being “crippled” by government cuts to the number of control room staff, according to a new report out yesterday.
Fire Brigades Union (FBU) report Losing Control details how Tory austerity has seen a quarter of fire control operators and local...
Bullied staff say they’re being ignored over pay and union recognition
Monday 5th Jun 2017
Ex-Conservative supporter left shaken after abuse from candidate
TORIES in Norfolk were accused yesterday of using scare tactics to force Labour supporters to remove election posters by falsely claiming that displaying them was in breach of the law.
Labour candidate Jo Rust, who is contesting the North West Norfolk seat, held with a 14,000 majority...
Legendary music director WIZ talks to the Star about the role of music and culture in society and the scourge of gentrification
Thursday 1st Jun 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Arts
Much-loved Coronation Street star and socialist JULIE HESMONDHALGH explains why Corbyn’s policies are worth
getting excited about
posted by Steve Sweeney in Features
Corbyn launches race and faith manifesto
Wednesday 31st May 2017
A VIDEO by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) highlighting the disastrous effects of Tory cuts has “gone viral” on social media, reaching 3.2 million people in just three days.
The School Cuts film, released at the weekend, reveals that “one school is about to lose...
Boffins decide who’s best for education
Tuesday 30th May 2017