BOSSES at Britain’s largest food company have blamed Brexit for hundreds of jobs being threatened at a Midlands pizza factory.
The Nottingham factory plans to lay off 280 staff from the end of the month — and the remaining workforce fear their terms and conditions will be...
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Those who argue in favour of the free movement of labour in a capitalist society choose to ignore the simple reality that a surplus of workers drives wages down, says COLIN BURGON
posted by Morning Star in Features
Those who argue that the people who voted for Brexit are ignorant echo the age-old patrician views which held back
universal suffrage from the working class, writes KEITH FLETT
Wednesday 18th Jan 2017
THERESA MAY’S insistence that she intends to lead the UK definitively out of the European Union, including the single market, contradicts her long-held support for the EU.
She backed David Cameron and George Osborne at last June’s referendum, but May realises now that...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Free movement across borders is a right that needs to be won and defended at all costs by working people and the trade unions, writes DON FLYNN
Tuesday 17th Jan 2017
by Felicity Collier
EURO MPs are meeting today to decide whether the secretive EU-Canada free trade deal can be justified on environmental grounds.
Belgian Green MEP Bart Staes has produced a draft report recommending that the environment, public health and food...
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
JOHN MOORE writes optimistically on the new trading opportunities that leaving the European Union could provide to Britain
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday that the party would push for “full access” to the European single market but Britain could be better off after Brexit.
In his first speech of 2017 in Peterborough, the Labour leader insisted...
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
DEBATES on the left in Britain over immigration tend to polarise between those committed to open borders and others obsessed with cutting newcomer numbers.
The former is portrayed as an expression of internationalism — “no worker is illegal” — and the latter a...
LEN McCLUSKEY warned Theresa May yesterday that Britain leaving the EU single market could jeopardise industrial and science-based jobs.
The Unite leader urged her to pursue ways of addressing the public’s concerns about freedom of movement without putting the livelihoods of some...
Tuesday 10th Jan 2017